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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60857
Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:29-NOV-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22
Owner/operator:Kohler & Sowman
Registration: ZK-HRM
C/n / msn: 0070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Urewera National Park -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-N9081U. First flown 1980: Delivered by 30.11.80 to New Zealand. Re-registered 1.12.80 as ZK-HRM. Severely damaged 29.11.82 in the above crash at Waimana River, Urewera National Park, NZ (pilot G Kohler). Registration cancelled as "withdrawn from use" 30.11.1982. Helicopter registered to Bowring Burgess Finance Ltd.

However, rebuilt and registration restored 28.11.84 as ZK-HRM once more...only to be (finally?) written off in a second crash on 26.1.87 at Woodbank. Registration cancelled for a second time 27.1.87

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/search/r22show.asp?start=51&count=50]
3. http://www.dave.wise.btinternet.co.uk/DWZKHQU.htm
Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Register Review No 25, 1983.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
19-Dec-2011 14:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Sep-2016 19:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-May-2018 13:35 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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