15-Dec-13 Hughes 500D Glade Burn, New Zealand (1F)

A Hughes 500 helicopter flying between the Greenstone Valley and Dumpling Hut crashed at Glade Burn in steep and rugged terrain in poor weather.   Police confirmed that sole occupant pilot Bruce Andrews died in the accident

Date
December 15, 2013
Make
MD Helicopters
Model
MD500D
Location
Glade Burn, near the Lake Te Anau starting point of the Milford Track
Country
New Zealand
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
1
Link 1
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11173163
Link 2
http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/west-coast/9521484/Helicopter-down-pilot-missing
Link 3
http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/auckland/news/regls/540199032-another-attempt-to-get-to-helicopter-crash-site

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