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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60960
 
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Date:18-JAN-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Whirl-Wide Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HLE
MSN: 87-0179D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:George Sound, Fiordland NP -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
pilot J Kane. Crashed into water due to engine failure resulting from cracked fuel line. Both occupants swam to safety. Machine recovered and repaired.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. AHSNZ, 1982, Newsletter 3.

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

13 Feb 1985 ZK-HLE near Rakaia Gorge, Canterbury unk
12 Feb 1996 ZK-HLE Mount Hutt Air 2 near Windwhistle, Canterbury w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
28-Sep-2021 00:42 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
11-Feb-2022 05:59 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
28-Feb-2022 02:53 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Mar-2022 10:35 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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