13-Sep-13 VH-ONT Robinson R22 Armidale, Australia

An instructor and his trainee student have survived a helicopter crash in a paddock with only minor injuries.  R22 ended up on its starboard side.  Student reportedly   moved the engine mixture control instead of the carburettor heat control,

Date:
13 September, 2013
Reg:
VH-ONT
Make:
Robinson
Model:
R22
MSN:
4495
Location:
Dumaresq Dam Rd, 12kms northwest of Armidale
Country:
Australia
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Fleet-Helicopters
Link:
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/two-escape-armidale-helicopter-crash-with-minor-injuries/story-fni0cx12-1226718778316
Link:
http://www.northerndailyleader.com.au/story/1775950/chopper-crash-lands-in-paddock/?cs=157

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