ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121562
Last updated: 19 May 2013
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Narrative:One person is dead after a helicopter crashed in the Lake Coleridge area, about 100km west of Christchurch, this afternoon.
Robinson R22 Beta
|Operator:||Shooters Supplies Ltd., Christchurch|
|C/n / msn:|| 2196|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||In the Lake Coleridge area, about 100km west of Christchurch -
|Phase:|| En route|
Authorities were told the helicopter was missing about 2pm after a hunter who had been dropped off this morning made it to a nearby station to say it had not turned up, National Rescue Co-ordination Centre spokesman Ross Henderson said.
The helicopter was found in the Rolleston Range northwest of Lake Coleridge and one of the two occupants died at the scene.
||Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]|
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