ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 510
Last updated: 27 October 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:01-DEC-1992
Time:09:30 ESuT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Owner/operator:
Registration: VH-OBK
MSN: 1190855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:40km NNE Warren, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Buttabone, NSW
Destination airport:Buttabone, NSW
Narrative:
During a "hot refuelling" operation the ground assistant was fatally injured when he was struck on the head by a main rotor blade. He had parked a utility under the main rotor disc and when he climbed onto the rear tray he received the injury.

Sources:

ATSB Occurrence Nr. 199201782

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 Jan 1995 VH-OBK 0 Sassafras, TAS sub


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
02-Mar-2008 02:28 Andrew Whitton Updated

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description