05-Oct-15 ZS-HDW Bell 206B Senwabarwana, South Africa (2F)

Helicopter was involved in installing an antenna, when it crashed and completely burnt out. Most reports say it hit a pole, but not clear if that was before or after it “experienced difficulties”.

Two fatalities and three serious injuries, including those on the ground hit by debris.  The two fatalities were named as pilot David Boul and passenger Ronald Matsunga, and a third who reportedly jumped from the helicopter named as Phineas Sekwela

Date:
5 October, 2015
Reg:
ZS-HDW
Make:
Bell
Model:
B206
MSN:
1155
Location:
village of Senwabarwana, west of Polokwane in Limpopo
Country:
South Africa
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
2
Operator:
Henley-Air
Link:
https://www.enca.com/south-africa/helicopter-crashes-bursts-flames-killing-two
Link:
http://citizen.co.za/805420/probe-launched-into-limpopo-helicopter-crash/
Link:
http://ewn.co.za/2015/10/06/Two-die-in-helicopter-crash

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