16-Aug-14 ZK-HYO Eurocopter AS350B2 Mount Alta, New Zealand (1F)

Heliski helicopter crashed on mountain.  Boom detatched from cabin, which rolled further down the slope.  1 fatal (named as Jerome Box) of 7 on board – five skiers, their guide and the pilot. The other six all to hospital, none with life-threatening injuries

Date
August 16, 2014
Reg
ZK-HYO
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
3885
Location
Mount Alta, nr Wanaka
Country
New Zealand
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
1
Operator
Helicopter-Line
Link 1
http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/one-dead-six-injured-in-helicopter-crash-6058576
Link 3
http://www.dailymercury.com.au/news/church-group-dies-nz-helicopter-crash/2354183/

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