20-Feb-16 VH-LYW Robinson R22 Roma, Australia

The ATSB is investigating a wirestrike and collision with terrain involving a Robinson R22 helicopter, VH-LYW, 88 km northeast of Roma, Queensland, on 20 February 2016.

During aerial mustering operations, the helicopter struck powerlines and subsequently collided with terrain. The pilot sustained serious injuries, and the helicopter was destroyed.

Date
February 20, 2016
Reg
VH-LYW
Make
Robinson
Model
R22
MSN
4482
Location
88 km northeast of Roma, Queensland
Country
Australia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-013/

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