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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263563
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Date:30-MAY-2021
Time:00:01
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW139
Owner/operator:Helicorp Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-TJK
MSN: 31729
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Shelly Beach, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Bankstown Airport, NSW (BWU/YSBK)
Destination airport:Bankstown Airport, NSW (BWU/YSBK)
Narrative:
The aircraft was flown into a confined area and began drifting towards terrain during the later stages of the approach. The crew aborted the landing and commenced a precautionary outlanding about 1km away. A post flight inspection revealed that the aircraft's tail and tail rotor blades came into contact with foliage whilst manoeuvring in the confined area.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2021/aair/ao-2021-022/


Images:

Photo of VH-TJK courtesy AirHistory.net


Orange - Bloomfield Hospital Heliport (YXOG)
4 November 2020; (c) Jayden Laing

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2021 07:45 Pineapple Added
04-Jun-2021 15:24 Aerossurance Updated [Date]

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