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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63039
Last updated: 24 October 2020
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Date:06-DEC-1970
Time:12:21 EST
Type:Sikorsky S-62A
Owner/operator:Helicopter Utilities P/L
Registration: VH-ANE
C/n / msn: 62-010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Sheepwash Point, Lake Wellington, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Longford, VIC (11:24)
Destination airport:Lake Wellington, VIC
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
Hit the water while practicing autorotative landings and overturned. Helicopter rebuilt and back to service.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1970/aair/aair197002601.aspx

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

26 May 1973 VH-ANE Airfast Services P/L 0 near Polmaise Reef, QLD w/o


Images:


Photo: BASI

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
16-Aug-2010 14:42 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Damage]
01-Jun-2014 17:30 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 12:44 harro Updated [Photo, Accident report, ]

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