21-Jan-11 ZS-HWX MD Helicopters 369D Wonderboompoort, South Africa

The pilot, Lt Col. Koosie De Villiers, and his crewman Lt Col. Shabir Khan, were both seriously injured in the crash.  Eyesitness described the aircraft as being a “total mangled wreck”, with no windows left as it “was all smashed up”.

Date
January 21, 2011
Reg
ZS-HWX
Make
MD Helicopters
Model
H369D
MSN
0872D
Location
Wonderboompoort
Country
South Africa
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
South-African-Police
Link 1
http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/article864149.ece/Engine-failure-cause-helicopter-crash
Link 2
http://www.eyewitnessnews.co.za/articleprog.aspx?id=57617
Link 3
http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Police-chopper-crash-pilots-improving-20110124

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