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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64315
Last updated: 17 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:South-West Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HMO
MSN: 740614S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kaimanawa Range -   New Zealand
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Helicopter crashed and destroyed by fire in Kaimanawa Range, 29km southeast of Turangi. Had just dropped off a shooter, pilot died in the crash. Registration cancelled 21 Feb 1979. Pilot Douglas Fraser.

Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand: Newsletter 1979 No 2, Register Review No 10, 1979.

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
15-May-2018 13:36 Ron Averes Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-May-2018 05:39 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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