25-Mar-16 VH-WHU Bell 206B Mackay, Australia (1F)

The ATSB is investigating a fatal accident involving a Bell 206B helicopter accident near Camila, Queensland on 25 March 2016.

During crop spraying operations, the helicopter struck powerlines before colliding with terrain. The pilot was fatally injured and the helicopter was destroyed by post-impact fire.

Date:
25 March, 2016
Reg:
VH-WHU
Make:
Bell
Model:
B206
MSN:
1472
Location:
Carmila West (81 km south of Mackay), Queensland
Country:
Australia
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
1
Link:
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-027/

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