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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 62787
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-4(PHI)
Owner/operator:Helicopters (NZ) Ltd
Registration: ZK-HBG
MSN: 2724
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount De La Beche, Mount Cook NP -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed during an attempted mountain rescue.
Pilot Milton M Cain.

Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Newsletters 1979 Nos 2 & 3.

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
16-Aug-2010 14:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Damage]
22-May-2018 00:06 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2018 01:38 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Oct-2021 00:24 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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