17-Aug-18 VH-JWB Airbus BK117 Ulladulla, Australia

the bucket and longline become tangled in trees at the edge of a clearing, followed by the helicopter colliding with terrain. The pilot was fatally injured and the helicopter was destroyed.

Date:
17 August, 2018
Reg:
VH-JWB
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
BK117
MSN:
1094
Location:
Milton Showgrounds, Ulladulla
Country:
Australia
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
1
Operator:
Sydney-Helicopters
Link:
http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2018/aair/ao-2018-057/

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