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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245727
Last updated: 27 May 2021
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Date:16-DEC-2020
Time:06:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Owner/operator:Eastland Heli Services
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mahia Peninsula, Hawke's Bay, NI -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 clipped powerlines and impacted the terrain during an aerial application flight in Mahia Peninsula, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. The helicopter sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard received serious injuries.

Sources:

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/432933/police-rush-to-scene-of-helicopter-crash-on-mahia-peninsula
https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.rnz.co.nz/article/89ca679b-7aae-4484-bb7b-3f2eafc7fc11
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/one-person-believed-hurt-in-mahia-helicopter-crash/XSDEVWB2XPRZ4N5K2UHMJIZKWA/
https://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/one-hurt-helicopter-crash-mahia-peninsula
https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/hawkes-bay/123720772/helicopter-crash-in-hawkes-bay
https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/emergency-services-responding-reports-helicopter-crash-near-mahia-in-hawke-s-bay

http://www.gisborneherald.co.nz/local-news/20201219/chopper-crash-pilot-due-back/
https://www.facebook.com/eastlandheliservices/
https://www.facebook.com/eastlandheliservices/photos/a.2093723224197817/2752087851694681/?type=3&theater



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2020 18:25 gerard57 Added
15-Dec-2020 18:25 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
15-Dec-2020 18:50 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2020 18:58 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
15-Dec-2020 22:18 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2020 02:35 Geno Updated [Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Feb-2021 18:24 rudy Updated [[Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]]
22-Feb-2021 18:48 rudy Updated [[[Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]]]

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