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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 513
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1995
Time:10:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-MHM
C/n / msn: 311036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5km S Deloraine, TAS -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:5 km S Deloraine, TAS
Destination airport:5 km S Deloraine, TAS
Narrative:
The helicopter hit powerlines while maneuvering between spray runs while spraying a potato crop. After the impact the main rotor severed the tail boom and the helicopter crashed and caught fire.

Sources:

ATSB Occurrence Nr. 199500066


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
26-Feb-2010 09:42 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]

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