15-Dec-13 Hughes 500D Glade Burn, New Zealand (1F)

A Hughes 500 helicopter flying between the Greenstone Valley and Dumpling Hut crashed at Glade Burn in steep and rugged terrain in poor weather.   Police confirmed that sole occupant pilot Bruce Andrews died in the accident

Date:
15 December, 2013
Make:
MD Helicopters
Model:
MD500D
Location:
Glade Burn, near the Lake Te Anau starting point of the Milford Track
Country:
New Zealand
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
1
Link:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11173163
Link:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/west-coast/9521484/Helicopter-down-pilot-missing
Link:
http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/auckland/news/regls/540199032-another-attempt-to-get-to-helicopter-crash-site

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