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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48503
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:19-NOV-2008
Time:11:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas 369D
Owner/operator:Aeropower
Registration: VH-PLJ
C/n / msn: 1280445D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:8 km from Murray Bridge, SA -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:-
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
During liveline platform operations, the helicopter became clipped the top phase conductor and subsequently collided with the terrain.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2008/AAIR/aair200807150.aspx


Images:

Photo of VH-PLJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Adelaide - Parafield (YPPF)
10 August 2007; (c) Andrei Bezmylov

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Nov-2008 11:20 harro Added
26-Nov-2008 10:29 Anon. Updated
07-Dec-2008 10:49 Anon. Updated

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