Incident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri VH-VMT, 08 Dec 2013
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Date:08-DEC-2013
Time:16:18 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:private
Registration: VH-VMT
MSN: 1619
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Byron Bay, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Stradbroke Island, QLD
Destination airport:Byron Bay, NSW
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
During landing at a private property, the helicopter skid and main rotor contacted the ground and the helicopter rolled over onto its right side.

Sources:

http://helihub.com/2013/12/09/08-dec-13-vh-vmt-eurocopter-ec120-byron-bay-australia/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-09/helicopter-crash/5143824?§ion=news
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2013/aair/ao-2013-217.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2013 09:15 otherball Added
09-Dec-2013 09:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source]
18-Dec-2013 15:26 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator]
26-Jul-2014 16:45 TB Updated [Operator, Damage]

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