Incident Bell 47G-3B-1 Sioux NZ3704,
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Date:Friday 16 January 1987
Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 47G-3B-1 Sioux
Owner/operator:3 Sqn RNZAF
Registration: NZ3704
MSN: 6517
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Woodhill State Forest, Auckland -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Departure airport:South Head
Destination airport:Helensville
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on sand dunes on the edge of the Woodhill State Forest, south of Kaipara Heads. 16 January 1987 during a low flying exercise, and written off. Pilot and two passengers injured. Some components possibly used in Ground Instructional Airframe INST221 with No.4 TTS Woodbourne.


4. Press, 17 January 1987

Revision history:

18-May-2009 12:42 zerocinquanta Added
03-Jun-2009 15:48 angels one five Updated
16-Aug-2010 12:44 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2011 00:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 03:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source]
23-Sep-2021 15:56 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
04-Oct-2021 09:33 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Dec-2023 04:43 Ron Averes Updated [Time, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2023 04:44 Ron Averes Updated [Source]

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