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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214367
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Date:22-JUN-1985
Time:10:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22A
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-HBL
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:66km SE of Charters Towers, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:St Pauls Station, QLD
Destination airport:St Pauls Station, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
During a cattle mustering operation, the helicopter struck a powerline and impacted the ground on its right side. The pilot was seriously injured and the helicopter was damaged beyond repair.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1985/aair/aair198503517/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/28688/aair198503517.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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