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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 266550
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:08-AUG-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Astro
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZS-RHD
MSN: 0242
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hertzogville -   South Africa
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was destroyed after an impact with powerlines and post-crash fire in Hertzogville.
The sole pilot was uninjured.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/iFlyafrica/posts/10158209601213015

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Robinson-R-44-Astro/2334513/L (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2021 19:57 Captain Adam Added
08-Aug-2021 21:19 RobertMB Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
09-Aug-2021 12:03 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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