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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33343
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:13-SEP-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-3B-1
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-HGM
MSN: 6597
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 Km west of Gulargambone, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off 13/09/1998: Crashed and caught fire after hitting HT overhead power lines during crop spraying operations 15 Km west of Gulargambone, NSW

Sources:

1. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/8.html
2. http://www.bellhelicopter.com/MungoBlobs/802/70/potential.pdf
3. http://www.dave.wise.btinternet.co.uk/DWZKHEH.htm

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 Jul 1972 N7927S Sky Choppers O 1 near Ogden, Ut w/o
26 Aug 1996 VH-HGM 0 15km S of Griffith, NSW sub
8 Jan 1997 VH-HGM 0 Leeton, NSW sub


Images:

Photo of VH-HGM courtesy AirHistory.net


Sydney - Bankstown (YSBK / BWU)
3 July 1982; (c) David Carter

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
20-Oct-2011 13:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Country, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-May-2014 19:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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