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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207910
 
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Date:23-APR-1994
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic EXEC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RotorWay Exec 90
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-COC
MSN: V213
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Berwick, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Berwick, VIC
Destination airport:Berwick, VIC
Investigating agency: BASI
Narrative:
The student helicopter pilot elected to conduct an unsupervised hover practice at Casey Airfield. The terrain over which the helicopter was hovering was level ground covered by grass about half a metre high. The wind was calm and visibility excellent. The pilot advised that while trying to land, the front of the right skid touched the ground first and the helicopter rolled over onto its side.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/1994/aair/199401049/
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/4933800/199401049.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BASI
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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