Accident Schweizer 269 ? ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248028
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Date:Friday 1 January 2021
Type:Schweizer 269 ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nebo, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During cruise, the engine of the Schweizer helicopter failed and the pilot conducted an autorotation into a paddock. The helicopter landed hard resulting in substantial damage. The engineering inspection revealed the fuel tank breather had been blocked by a wasp nest.


ATSB Ref 202100003

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20-Feb-2021 14:18 harro Added

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