Accident Bell 429 GlobalRanger PK-WSW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 351834
 
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Date:Tuesday 20 February 2024
Time:12:41 WIT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B429 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 429 GlobalRanger
Owner/operator:Whitesky Aviation
Registration: PK-WSW
MSN: 57077
Year of manufacture:2012
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney PW207D2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Central Halmahera, North Maluku -   Indonesia
Phase:
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kaorahai
Investigating agency: NTSC
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A helicopter rented by PT Weda Bay Nickel (WBN) crashed in the forest of Central Halmahera, North Maluku. Three people on board the helicopter were reported dead.

The helicopter reportedly operated on a flight from the WBN mining camp at Kaorahai to Jiguru, Pinto and then back to Kaorahai.

Sources:

https://www.detik.com/sulsel/berita/d-7204222/helikopter-hilang-kontak-di-halmahera-tengah-ditemukan-penumpang-kru-tewas
https://metro.tempo.co/read/1836084/helikopter-whitesky-aviation-hilang-kontak-di-halmahera-tengah-operasi-pencarian-dilanjutkan

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2024 11:10 ASN Added
21-Feb-2024 11:11 ASN Updated [Narrative]
21-Feb-2024 11:19 ASN Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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