19-Jun-12 VH-HEB Eurocopter AS350 Charra, Australia

During the cruise, the pilot and passenger detected fuel fumes in the cockpit and conducted a precautionary landing. After landing, the helicopter caught fire and was destroyed.  Pilot named as Barry Thompson (52) and passenger aged 23

Date:
19 June, 2012
Reg:
VH-HEB
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS350
MSN:
2713
Location:
Charra, 56km west of Ceduna. South Australia
Country:
Australia
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-06-20/helicopter-crash-landing-fire/4080884
Link:
http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/newshome/13989143/two-flee-helicopter-crash-and-fire/
Link:
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2012/aair/ao-2012-084.aspx

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