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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221096
Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Date:25-JAN-2019
Time:13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:T & P Williams Limited PO
Registration: ZK-ILT
C/n / msn: 51574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Taupō -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter clipped high tension power Lines then crashed near Maroa Road at Atiamuri. The pilot was found walking around conscious with moderate injuries and was transported to the hospital.
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has decided not to investigate.

Sources:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12196224
https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/380925/helicopter-crash-near-sh1-north-of-taupo
https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/helicopter-crashes-state-highway-1-north-taup

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dLbHxtBlN-o/WA0vbqF90sI/AAAAAAAAASk/gdMfbpmXrgQ1qK14SQbV6aXxMIjNXGjtgCEw/s1600/PA108062.JPG (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2019 05:47 Iceman 29 Added
25-Jan-2019 09:50 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage]

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