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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59512
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:17-FEB-1993
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:
Registration: ZK-HQE
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Papakaio 13 km north of Oamaru, Otago -   New Zealand
Phase: Standing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Narrative:
A bystander walked into the tail rotor while the helicopter was refuelling. The victim had been briefed on helicopter safety precautions, and previously had observed them carefully, but this time had become distracted and walked into the hazard area.

Sources:

1. TAIC Investigation 93-003

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: TAIC New Zealand
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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