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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 510
Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Time:09:30 ESuT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 269C
Registration: VH-OBK
MSN: 1190855
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:40km NNE Warren, NSW -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Buttabone, NSW
Destination airport:Buttabone, NSW
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.


ATSB Occurrence Nr. 199201782

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 Jan 1995 VH-OBK 0 Sassafras, TAS sub

Revision history:

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

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