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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33343
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G-3B-1
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.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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



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


Photo of VH-HGM courtesy

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

Revision history:

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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