Skid collapsed in heavy landing after striking wires – which the pilot had not seen due to being distracted by direct sunlight
Tags: Accidents, CH-7, Cicare, Civil, France, Safety
Initial ATSB report says “collided with terrain”.
Tags: Accidents, Australia, CH-7, Cicare, Civil, Fatal, Safety
During cattle spotting operations, the helicopter impacted trees and collided with terrain, coming to rest inverted. The helicopter was substantially damaged and the pilot was fatally injured – named here as Michael Wills