21-Nov-15 ZK-HKU Eurocopter AS350BA Fox Glacier, New Zealand (7F)

Crashed on a glacier and fell down a crevasse, killing pilot Mitch Gameren, two Australian tourists Sovannmony Leang and Josephine Gibson and four British tourists Nigel Charlton and his wife Cynthia, Andrew Virco and his partner Katharine Walker, head of radiotherapy at a major trauma centre.

It is of particular note that the two visible main blades in most photos (example) are near intact.

Date
November 21, 2015
Reg
ZK-HKU
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
1132
Location
Fox Glacier
Country
New Zealand
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
7
Link 1
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11550066
Link 2
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3328854/Australian-British-passengers-fatal-New-Zealand-tourist-helicopter-crash-named-bad-weather-continues-hamper-searchers-trying-reach-wreckage.html
Link 3
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/74272467/seven-killed-in-helicopter-crash-on-fox-glacier

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