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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 61535
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369HS
Owner/operator:Alpine Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HDT
MSN: 70-0242SR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Big River, Fiordland -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Engaged on venison hunting operations. Shooter was killed, pilot James (Jim) Shewan survived.


2. AHSNZ, 1977, Newsletter 8.
3. AHSNZ, 1979, Register Review 9.

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

5 Jun 1977 ZK-HDT Alpine Helicopters Ltd Diggers Hill, Lake Monowai sub

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
11-Sep-2019 17:08 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]
20-Jul-2020 20:10 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Damage]
24-Jul-2020 22:12 Ron Averes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2021 08:27 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Source]

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