28-May-15 VH-HRW Robinson R22 Mitchell, Australia (1F)

It has been reported that the helicopter’s tail rotor clipped a tree resulting in a loss of control and subsequent collision with terrain.  The pilot was fatally injured – and named here as Jeff Dean

Date:
28 May, 2015
Reg:
VH-HRW
Make:
Robinson
Model:
R22
MSN:
0901
Location:
near Kilmorey Falls, Queensland - 100km N of Mitchell
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
1
Operator:
Maranoa-Helicopters
Link:
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2015/aair/ao-2015-055.aspx
Link:
http://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/news/agriculture/general/news/pilot-dead-in-mitchell-chopper-crash/2733713.aspx
Link:
http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/pilot-dies-helicopter-crash-western-downs/2654993/

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