17-Jun-13 VH-EMZ Bell 412 Prince of Wales Island, Australia

During the final approach, the helicopter impacted trees and landed heavily. The helicopter was substantially damaged, skids collapsed but it remained upright (photo).  EMS/SAR helicopter was on night training flight practicing Nightsun-lit approaches.  3 POIB

Date:
17 June, 2013
Reg:
VH-EMZ
Make:
Bell
Model:
B412
MSN:
33001
Location:
Prince of Wales Island , Torres Strait, Queensland
Country:
Australia
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
EMQ
Link:
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2013/aair/ao-2013-099.aspx
Link:
http://proaviation.com.au/news/?p=1431

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