Accident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri ZK-HEK, 15 Dec 2020
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Date:15-DEC-2020
Time:12:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZK-HEK
MSN: 1023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kekerengu River, Canterbury -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced an apparent loss of yaw control and subsequent impact on a beach near the mouth of the Kekerengu River at Kekerengu in Kaikōura District, Canterbury. The helicopter sustained substantial damage and two occupants onboard were fatally injured. Three other occupants received serious injuries.

Sources:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/123711856/two-dead-and-three-seriously-injured-after-helicopter-crashes-north-of-kaikura
https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/432885/helicopter-crash-north-of-kaikoura-kills-two
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/123711856/two-dead-and-three-seriously-injured-after-helicopter-crashes-north-of-kaikura
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/helicopter-crash-north-of-kaikoura-two-people-killed-three-seriously-injured/UKZERTCTHLDM2ISDWQLCR4E7KY/

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dis7kbr5rP8/UsSzAz3s_5I/AAAAAAAAT_4/NxHk5rdCr-k/s1600/HEK+Garden+City+CH+02-01-14+Bargeld01+(2).jpg (photo)

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Ardmore 14Nov2016

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2020 01:41 Geno Added
15-Dec-2020 01:58 Geno Updated [Source]
15-Dec-2020 04:20 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source]
15-Dec-2020 06:19 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2020 07:54 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
16-Dec-2020 19:37 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Photo]
01-Feb-2022 06:27 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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