Accident Bell 206A VH-FOY, Saturday 22 January 1972
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Date:Saturday 22 January 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 206A
Owner/operator:Helicopter Utilities P/L
Registration: VH-FOY
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Heron Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Heron Island, QLD
Destination airport:Heron Island, QLD
Investigating agency: BASI
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
At approximately 0045 hours on 22 January 1972, a Bell 206A helicopter, registered VH-FOY, crashed into the sea approximately 2700 feet south-east of Heron Island.

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


Revision history:

29-Jul-2018 05:53 Pineapple Added
16-Dec-2021 02:14 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]

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