Aviation safety investigations & reports

Total power loss involving a Hiller Aviation UH-12E, VH-CCV, Near DORISVALE NT 15W, NT on 6 October 1979

Investigation number:
197904127
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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STUDS CONNECTING TORSION COUPLING TO UPPER COUPLING FLD,LOWER 2 DRIVING LUGS IN RUBBER TORSION COUPLING FLD-DRIVE FLR.COLLIDED TREE DURING PROBABLE AUTOROTATIVE LDG ATTEMPT IN UNSUITABLE TERRAIN.
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General details
Date: 06 October 1979   Investigation status: Completed  
State: Northern Territory    
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Hiller Aviation  
Aircraft model UH-12E  
Aircraft registration VH-CCV  
Sector Helicopter  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point DORISVALE NT 25NW