15-Apr-16 ZK-IMS Guimbal Cabri G2 Tikitere, New Zealand

Pilot made an emergency landing in a paddock for unknown reason.  Inspection cover in firewall had not been closed during pre-flight checks and helicopter was consumed by fire.  Sole occupant pilot got out OK without injury

Date
April 15, 2016
Reg
ZK-IMS
Make
Guimbal
Model
G2
MSN
1036
Location
Tikitere near Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Country
New Zealand
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2016/04/emergency-helicopter-landing-in-rotorua.html
Link 2
http://www.okarekaruralfire.com/media/previous/3

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