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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74412
Last updated: 16 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Registration: VH-OSU
MSN: 51226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Grand Ridge Road, Mirboo North, 20 kilometres south of Morwell, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Latrobe Valley Airport - YLTV
Destination airport:Latrobe Valley Airport - YLTV
Investigating agency: ATSB
The helicopter crashed after hitting powerlines while spraying pine trees at Grand Ridge Road, Mirboo North, 20 kilometres south of Morwell, VIC. The pilot was killed.

Sources: (video)

Revision history:

20-May-2010 02:31 RobertMB Added
20-May-2010 18:03 angels one five Updated [Phase, Nature, Narrative]
21-May-2010 05:23 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
21-May-2010 13:55 angels one five Updated [Source]
22-May-2010 13:03 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
22-May-2010 13:20 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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