Aviation safety investigations & reports

Loss of control involving a Bell Helicopter Co 47G-3B, VH-UTJ, Near MT COOLON QLD46SE, QLD on 25 October 1978

Investigation number:
197800057
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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LOUD NOISE DURING HOVER-NOSE PITCHED DOWN AND FLEW INTO GROUND-CAUGHT FIRE-OBSERVER STRUCK ON BACK OF HEAD BY MAIN ROTOR BLADE WHILE VACATING HELICOPTER.
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General details
Date: 25 October 1978   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 14:00 EST    
State: Queensland   Occurrence type: Loss of control  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal