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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87535
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Date:25-SEP-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Alpine Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HGH
MSN: 1100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Accident/incident investigated by TAIC NZ. Pilot: Rex John Dovey. Helicopter hit a telephone wire over Lake Wanaka and crashed, seriously injuring all five occupants.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
John King, 1995, New Zealand Tragedies Aviation Accidents and Disasters, Grantham House.


Images:

Photo of ZK-HGH courtesy AirHistory.net


Wellington - International (NZWN / WLG)
22 November 1975; (c) Daniel Tanner

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
20-Jul-2020 19:23 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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