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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238501
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:12-NOV-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-4
Owner/operator:Luggate Game Packers Ltd
Registration: ZK-HBB
MSN: 3375
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Leaping Burn, Matukituki Valley -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While on venison hunting operations, the helicopter rolled over on landing and was badly damaged. Pilot Tim Wallis suffered minor injuries.

Sources:

1. Neville Peat, 2005, Hurricane Tim: The Story of Sir Tim Wallis, Penguin Random House New Zealand
2. Bill Reid, 2014, Born to Fly, Penguin Random House New Zealand.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jul-2020 00:45 Ron Averes Added

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