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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225241
Last updated: 10 September 2019
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Date:19-MAY-2019
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Clipper II
Owner/operator:Hong Kong Aviation Club(KAC)
Registration: B-KTK
C/n / msn: 12472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, near Lam Tsuen, Tai Po -   Hong Kong
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sek Kong Air Base (VHSK)
Destination airport:Sek Kong Air Base (VHSK)
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed and there was a post crash fire. The pilot was killed.

“The helicopter sustained an in-flight break-up,” the initial AAIA report said. “No distress call was made by the pilot.”. “The debris trail of the helicopter ... was scattered for about 500 metres. It began near Lam Kam Road and finished at the fuselage impact point,” the report stated.

Shek Kong Airfield is the former RAF Sek Kong. ASN defaults to 'Sek Kong Air Base'.

Sources:

http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=207804
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/transport/article/3010841/helicopter-crashes-near-kadoorie-farm-and-botanic-garden
http://www.china.org.cn/china/Off_the_Wire/2019-05/19/content_74800610.htm
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/transport/article/3017148/helicopter-fatal-tai-po-crash-suffered-flight-break
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/transport/article/3017148/helicopter-fatal-tai-po-crash-suffered-flight-break

https://www.thb.gov.hk/aaia/doc/AAIA%20Preliminary%20Report_04-2019_%20Final%20(English).pdf
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http://aviationclub.hk/club-aircraft/
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8722575 (photo)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shek_Kong_Airfield


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2019 11:22 gerard57 Added
19-May-2019 11:40 gerard57 Updated [Time]
19-May-2019 12:04 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
19-May-2019 13:29 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-May-2019 13:30 Aerossurance Updated [Country, Embed code]
19-May-2019 13:34 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-May-2019 20:02 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
19-May-2019 22:24 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2019 15:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2019 15:04 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
27-Jul-2019 16:11 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code]

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