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
December 15, 2020
Reg
ZK-???
Make
Robinson
Model
R44
MSN
tbc
Location
near Te Anga, west of Te Kuiti
Country
New Zealand
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
https://www.aviation.govt.nz/about-us/media-releases/show/Two-Robinson-helicopter-R44-wire-strike-accidents
Link 2
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/300188303/wire-strikes-the-cause-of-two-separate-helicopter-accidents

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