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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247746
Last updated: 9 April 2021
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Date:11-FEB-2021
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22 Beta
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-HKC
C/n / msn: 3666
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Porcupine, W of Hughenden, north QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Wongalee Station, QLD
Destination airport:Reedy Springs Station, QLD
Narrative:
A Robinson R22 Beta helicopter crashed in a dry creek bed in north Queensland. The 84 year old pilot died in the crash. The wreckage of the helicopter was found in the morning of 12 February 2021.

Sources:

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/elderly-pilot-found-with-helicopter-wreckage-after-north-queensland-crash-20210212-p5721r.html
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2021/aair/ao-2021-006/



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Feb-2021 07:12 gerard57 Added
12-Feb-2021 07:33 gerard57 Updated [Source]
12-Feb-2021 07:34 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
12-Feb-2021 08:20 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
15-Feb-2021 07:08 SamwiseTheGreat Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
16-Feb-2021 08:24 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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