05-Oct-15 ZS-HDW Bell 206B Senwabarwana, South Africa (2F)

Helicopter was involved in installing an antenna, when it crashed and completely burnt out. Most reports say it hit a pole, but not clear if that was before or after it “experienced difficulties”.

Two fatalities and three serious injuries, including those on the ground hit by debris.  The two fatalities were named as pilot David Boul and passenger Ronald Matsunga, and a third who reportedly jumped from the helicopter named as Phineas Sekwela

Date
October 5, 2015
Reg
ZS-HDW
Make
Bell
Model
B206
MSN
1155
Location
village of Senwabarwana, west of Polokwane in Limpopo
Country
South Africa
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
2
Operator
Henley-Air
Link 1
https://www.enca.com/south-africa/helicopter-crashes-bursts-flames-killing-two
Link 2
http://citizen.co.za/805420/probe-launched-into-limpopo-helicopter-crash/
Link 3
http://ewn.co.za/2015/10/06/Two-die-in-helicopter-crash

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