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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248028
 
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Date:01-JAN-2021
Time:
Type:Schweizer 269 ?
Owner/operator:
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Nebo, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through official sources
Narrative:
During cruise, the engine of the Schweizer helicopter failed and the pilot conducted an autorotation into a paddock. The helicopter landed hard resulting in substantial damage. The engineering inspection revealed the fuel tank breather had been blocked by a wasp nest.

Sources:

ATSB Ref 202100003


Revision history:

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20-Feb-2021 14:18 harro Added

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