22-May-15 Robinson R44 Bumbu River, Papua New Guinea

Crashed into a shallow river, possibly after hitting wires.  4 POB rescued OK.  Even if the helicopter survived in a rebuildable state, the locals manage to pull it apart sufficiently in this video that it is most unlikely to be rebuilt.  This tweet claims it was unregistered.  The occupants were all from Frabelle Fishing, a Filipino company

Date
May 22, 2015
Make
Robinson
Model
R44
Location
Bumbu River, nr Lae
Country
Papua New Guinea
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Frabelle-Fishing
Link 1
http://www.emtv.com.pg/article.aspx?slug=Helicopter-Crashes-into-Bumbu-River-&
Link 2
http://www.pngloop.com/2015/05/23/helicopter-crash-lae/

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