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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273616
Last updated: 24 January 2022
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Date:02-JAN-2022
Time:c. 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22 Beta II
Owner/operator:Alton Drilling Ltd
Registration: ZK-HEQ
MSN: 4023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:SE of Karamea Airfield (NZKM), Karamea, SI -   New Zealand
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Karamea Airport (NZKM)
Narrative:
A Robinson R22 Beta II was approaching to land when it experienced difficulties, pitched [tipped] down and impacted the ground hard in a paddock adjoining the Karamea River, southeast of Karamea Airfield (NZKM), Karamea, South Island.
The pilot sustained serious injuries and the helicopter was damaged beyond repair.


Sources:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/127424668/wellknown-west-coast-businessman-named-as-pilot-injured-in-helicopter-crash
https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/127423422/campers-rush-to-help-stricken-pilot-as-helicopter-plummets-to-the-ground
https://www.taic.org.nz/news/taic-investigating-helicopter-accident-karamea-2-january-2022

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/12012_1585170270.jpg (photo)

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2022 04:47 Geno Added
02-Jan-2022 07:38 kiwiaz Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage]
02-Jan-2022 07:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Jan-2022 22:52 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Jan-2022 03:58 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2022 04:02 RobertMB Updated [Location, Narrative]
03-Jan-2022 07:32 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2022 08:20 Planespotter20 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
03-Jan-2022 08:23 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
03-Jan-2022 08:57 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2022 08:58 RobertMB Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
03-Jan-2022 10:03 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Embed code, Narrative]

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