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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139505
Last updated: 22 August 2020
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Date:25-JUN-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-3B-1
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3708
C/n / msn: 6811
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lulu, 54 miles from Nausori -   Fiji
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nausori, Fiji
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repar, and consquently broken up for spares after a hard landing on June 25, 1981 near Lulu village, Fiji. This resulted from fuel exhaustion during a flight 86km (54 miles) from Nausori, Fiji during Exercise Tropic 81.

Sources:

http://www.kiwiaircraftimages.com/sioux.html
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//nz-serials/nz3701.shtml
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.airforce.mil.nz/about-us/aircraft/sioux.htm]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Oct-2011 00:30 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Apr-2013 17:11 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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