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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74065
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Date:27-APR-1972
Time:c. 1210
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3810
MSN: 11938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:In sand hills near Kaipara Harbour, Northland -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Iroquois was on a tactical exercise at low level when its main rotor struck a sand
hill . The aircraft cartwheeled and crashed.
Flight Lieutenant Ross Masters, Sergeant Malcolm Bell and Sergeant Anthony Perkin R.I.P.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/3620783/Second-fatal-Iroquois-crash-in-NZ-airforce-history]
NZ Serials.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2010 23:51 XLerate Added
25-Apr-2010 13:30 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jul-2013 14:09 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
24-Jan-2014 20:03 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location]
24-Jan-2014 20:04 angels one five Updated [Total occupants]
14-Nov-2018 16:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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