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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87910
Last updated: 8 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:J C Keeley
Registration: ZK-HPG
C/n / msn: 870178D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mount Tauhara, Taupo -   New Zealand
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Helicopter crashed on takeoff from private property near Mount Tauhara. Pilot and passenger both killed. Helicopter destroyed. Accident/incident investigated by TAIC NZ. Pilot: Joseph Charles Keeley.

Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Journal Vol 26 No 3, 1983.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
19-May-2018 19:36 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Jul-2020 19:40 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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