25-Mar-16 VH-WHU Bell 206B Mackay, Australia (1F)

The ATSB is investigating a fatal accident involving a Bell 206B helicopter accident near Camila, Queensland on 25 March 2016.

During crop spraying operations, the helicopter struck powerlines before colliding with terrain. The pilot was fatally injured and the helicopter was destroyed by post-impact fire.

Date
March 25, 2016
Reg
VH-WHU
Make
Bell
Model
B206
MSN
1472
Location
Carmila West (81 km south of Mackay), Queensland
Country
Australia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
1
Link 1
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-027/

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