28-May-15 VH-HRW Robinson R22 Mitchell, Australia (1F)

It has been reported that the helicopter’s tail rotor clipped a tree resulting in a loss of control and subsequent collision with terrain.  The pilot was fatally injured – and named here as Jeff Dean

Date
May 28, 2015
Reg
VH-HRW
Make
Robinson
Model
R22
MSN
0901
Location
near Kilmorey Falls, Queensland - 100km N of Mitchell
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
1
Operator
Maranoa-Helicopters
Link 1
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2015/aair/ao-2015-055.aspx
Link 2
http://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/news/agriculture/general/news/pilot-dead-in-mitchell-chopper-crash/2733713.aspx
Link 3
http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/pilot-dies-helicopter-crash-western-downs/2654993/

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