24-Jul-20 VH-TJO Leonardo AW139 Goulburn, Australia

The ATSB is investigating the near-collision with terrain involving Leonardo Helicopters AW139, VH-TJO, 25 km East of Goulburn, New South Wales, on 24 July 2020.

While conducting a single-pilot NVG EMS flight, the aircraft entered an uncommanded descent and drift. The aircraft was recovered in close proximity to obstacles and during the recovery, the helicopter sustained an over torque.

Date
July 24, 2020
Reg
VH-TJO
Make
Leonardo
Model
AW139
MSN
31740
Location
25 km East of Goulburn, New South Wales
Country
Australia
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Helicorp
Link 1
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2020/aair/ao-2020-038/

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