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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83287
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:30-SEP-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helio H-295 Super Courier
Owner/operator:Crowley Airways
Registration: VH-UNF
C/n / msn: 1207
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Derim, Papua New Guinea -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Derim, Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:
Narrative:
VH-UNF was the second of two Super Couriers imported by Helicopter Utilities' parent company, Airfast in April 1966. This aircraft was formerly N6316V. It was seriously damaged on takeoff when it failed to maintain flying speed and stall/mushed to ground on 30 September 1972 at Derim, Papua New Guinea

destroyed reg cancelled 05/72

Sources:

1. https://www.pprune.org/archive/index.php/t-256661.html
the information below is incorrect and confused with Helio c/n 1210
2. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac1/austmz/VH-UNF.html
the info at this site is now correct
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1403283/
below was my post and it was incomplete
4. http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?topic=279.25;wap2
the information below is now complete
5.http://flyhelio.com/smf/index.php?topic=926.msg4112#msg4112

VH-UNF at Sydney Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD/YSSY) New South Wales, April 9, 1971

Images:

Photo of VH-UNF courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (YSSY / SYD)
9 April 1971; (c) R.A.Scholefield

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Dec-2010 12:38 TB Added
15-Nov-2011 11:54 Anon. Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
03-Apr-2014 20:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Apr-2014 21:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
28-Jun-2017 19:02 Djohn Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Jul-2018 13:21 Pineapple Updated [Country]

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