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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227531
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Date:23-JUL-2019
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Kishugu Aviation
Registration: ZS-HLJ
C/n / msn: 8800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Waterval Base, outside Tzaneen -   South Africa
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter force landed hard shortly after take off, causing the skids to break away from the fuselage.

*66-16606 is the former US Army serial of the helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/374787335874973/posts/2445824118771274/
ex.N205UE, EC-GDO, CC-CME.

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Working-On-Fire/Bell-UH-1H-Iroquois/5001671 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2019 15:45 Anon. Added
24-Jul-2019 15:46 harro Updated [Operator, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jul-2019 16:08 Geno Updated [Source]
24-Jul-2019 20:28 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2019 07:40 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
29-Jul-2019 11:37 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Narrative]

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