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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87944
Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Date:10-MAR-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:Heli-Track Ltd
Registration: ZK-HUC
C/n / msn: 129-0228S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Motu River, Raukumara Range -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Registered owner of helicopter was Farm Helicopters Ltd.
Crashed and destroyed by fire while on deer hunting operations in Mulligans Creek, 600 metres off the Motu River. The machine hit a tree and crashed into the stream bed, catching fire. The pilot was killed in the crash, the shooter was seriously injured.
Accident/incident investigated by TAIC NZ. Pilot: Nicholas Clouston Barrow.

Sources:

http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Journal Vol 28 No 2, 1985. Aerolog Vol 1 No 3, 1986.
NZ OAAI Accident Report No 85-027.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
15-May-2018 13:36 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-May-2018 06:41 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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