Incident Bell 47G-3B-1 Sioux NZ3701,
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Date:Friday 19 January 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 47G-3B-1 Sioux
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3701
MSN: 6514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Waiouru, Whanganui -   New Zealand
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RNZAF Hobsonville, New Zealand
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on January 19, 1979 following a turbo-charger failure near Waiouru, New Zealand. Navy pilot and two Army passengers escaped with minor injuries.


2. AHSNZ, 1979, Newsletter 2.

Revision history:

25-Oct-2011 23:58 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Jan-2013 14:07 Nepa Updated [Operator]
23-May-2018 04:12 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
04-Oct-2021 09:32 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Feb-2022 02:33 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
22-Feb-2022 10:50 Ron Averes Updated [Date, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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