Wirestrike Accident Hughes 269C VH-MHM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 513
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Date:Friday 13 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic H269 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 269C
Registration: VH-MHM
MSN: 311036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:5km S Deloraine, TAS -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:5 km S Deloraine, TAS
Destination airport:5 km S Deloraine, TAS
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The helicopter hit powerlines while maneuvering between spray runs while spraying a potato crop. After the impact the main rotor severed the tail boom and the helicopter crashed and caught fire.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BASI
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


ATSB Occurrence Nr. 199500066

Revision history:

21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
26-Feb-2010 09:42 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
24-Dec-2019 17:59 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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