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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 62903
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:31-JUL-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-2A
Owner/operator:Helicopters (NZ) Ltd
Registration: ZK-HAL
MSN: 2663
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maungapohatu, Urewera NP -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Harewood, New Zealand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bell 47G-2A ZK-HAL (c/n 2663) had been imported and registered to Airwork (NZ) Ltd on 28-03-1961. It was sold on 12-8-1964 to Helicopters (NZ) Ltd, and was lost in a fatal crash on 31-07-1965 at Maungapohatu in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, killing pilot Malcolm Kidd

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
http://nzcivair.blogspot.com/2011/08/couple-of-early-helicopters.html
http://www.dave.wise.btinternet.co.uk/DWZKHAD.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
14-Aug-2010 14:59 TB Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Damage]
20-Oct-2011 21:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2018 01:07 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
10-Feb-2019 10:20 Chrisgreeks Updated [Narrative]
07-Jul-2020 21:24 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Oct-2021 03:59 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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