Incident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama ZK-HKG,
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Date:Thursday 23 December 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Marine Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HKG
MSN: 2480
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Kaeo, Northland -   New Zealand
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
pilot N Barrow. Topdressing a forestry block at Takoa Bay when the tail rotor gear box failed. Forced landing resulted in substantial damage.


2. AHSNZ, 1983, Journal, Vol 26 No 1.

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
5 August 1979 ZK-HKG Farm Helicopters Ltd Ardmore Aerodrome, Auckland unk
16 March 1981 ZK-HKG Farm Helicopters Ltd Peria, Northland unk
5 April 1981 ZK-HKG Farm Helicopters Ltd near Kawakawa Bay, Auckland unk

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
02-Oct-2021 19:53 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Feb-2022 19:23 Ron Averes Updated [Cn]
28-Feb-2022 20:41 Ron Averes Updated [Damage]

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