Accident Bell 206B-1 (CA-32) Kiowa VH-ZDI,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 318203
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Date:Sunday 16 July 2023
Time:c. 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 206B-1 (CA-32) Kiowa
Owner/operator:Nigel Grant Contracting Pty Ltd
Registration: VH-ZDI
MSN: 44546
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mannus, about 5NM SE of Tumbarumba, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Mannus, NSW
Destination airport:Mannus, NSW
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During take-off in Mannus, about 5NM SE of Tumbarumba, New South Wales, the pilot of a Bell 206B-1 (CA-32) Kiowa reported a loss of tail rotor effectiveness and directional control and subsequently collided with terrain.
The pilot was not injured and the helicopter received substantial damage.

Ex Australian Army Aviation Corps A17-046


Revision history:

19-Jul-2023 19:22 harro Added
11-Aug-2023 21:01 RobertMB Updated

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