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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203784
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:29-DEC-2000
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Court Helicopters
Registration: ZS-HEK
MSN: 1477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near George -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:SU
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Control loss while flying along Glentana Beach, to support an offshore power boat race. The pilot deployed the emergency floats but the helicopter struck the sea hard, causing seperation of the tail boom. The crew and two passengers were able to swim ahore.

Sources:

Air International April 2001, p206

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

29 Sep 2000 ZS-HEK Court Helicopters 0 Glentana Beach, Western Cape w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jan-2018 08:33 TB Added
19-Jan-2018 09:08 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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