15-Dec-20 ZK-??? Robinson R44 Te Anga, New Zealand

The helicopter’s main rotor blade struck electricity supply wires and then landed in a clearing. The pilot was uninjured. Power was disrupted to around 18 homes.  Low level agricultural spray operations.

Date:
15 December, 2020
Reg:
ZK-???
Make:
Robinson
Model:
R44
MSN:
tbc
Location:
near Te Anga, west of Te Kuiti
Country:
New Zealand
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
https://www.aviation.govt.nz/about-us/media-releases/show/Two-Robinson-helicopter-R44-wire-strike-accidents
Link:
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/300188303/wire-strikes-the-cause-of-two-separate-helicopter-accidents

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