Accident Bell 47G-3B-1 ZK-HDQ, Thursday 3 January 1980
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Date:Thursday 3 January 1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 47G-3B-1
Owner/operator:Mountain Helicopters Ltd
Registration: ZK-HDQ
MSN: 2922
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Karamea, West Coast -   New Zealand
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
pilot Glen Johnson. Crashed and burned after engine failed. Engaged on venison recovery. Registration cancelled 13 Mar 1986.

Sources:

1. http://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewEntity.do?code=7333
2. AHSNZ, 1979, Register Review 9.
3. AHSNZ, 1980, Newsletter 3.
4. AHSNZ, 1986, Aerolog Vol 1 No 4

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
17-Aug-2010 15:25 TB Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Damage]
21-Jul-2020 00:36 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Source]
15-Oct-2021 09:24 Ron Averes Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Feb-2022 06:20 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
07-Feb-2022 04:15 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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