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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245573
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Date:29-JAN-1969
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B Iroquois
Owner/operator:RAAF
Registration: A2-719
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Carwoola -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAAF Fairbairn
Destination airport:RAAF Fairbairn
Narrative:
Main rotor separation after suffering a "mast bumping" incident. Cables in tail boom became wrapped around tail-rotor drive shaft

Sources:

Canberra Times, Wednesday 28 May 1969, page 16
Canberra Times, Thursday 30 January 1969, page 1
https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267086.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Dec-2020 09:59 twosheds67 Added
12-Dec-2020 21:03 twosheds67 Updated [Narrative]

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