Accident Bell 47G-3B-1 ZK-HDQ, Thursday 3 January 1980
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Date:Thursday 3 January 1980
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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
pilot Glen Johnson. Crashed and burned after engine failed. Engaged on venison recovery. Registration cancelled 13 Mar 1986.


2. AHSNZ, 1979, Register Review 9.
3. AHSNZ, 1980, Newsletter 3.
4. AHSNZ, 1986, Aerolog Vol 1 No 4

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Revision history:

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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