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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206854
Last updated: 24 September 2018
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Date:28-FEB-2018
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Truter Boerdery Trust
Registration: ZS-HKZ
C/n / msn: 13253
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Eskom Kendal power station, Mpumalanga -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed after the tail rotor detached from the Robinson R44 helicopter, shortly after takeoff. Both occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/two-killed-in-mpumalanga-chopper-crash-20180228
https://www.facebook.com/BcrFm104.1OnAir/posts/1857302717648027

https://www.airplane-pictures.net/photo/763142/sx-hkz-private-robinson-r44-astro-raven/
http://skyraidersltd.com
http://www.caa.co.za/Pages/Default.aspxOccurence%20Reports/February%202016.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2018 12:22 gerard57 Added
28-Feb-2018 14:57 Ban4na Updated [Time, Registration, Source]
28-Feb-2018 14:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Embed code]
28-Feb-2018 15:06 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
28-Feb-2018 15:14 Geno Updated [Operator, Source]
28-Feb-2018 18:12 Terry Updated [Operator]

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