Aviation safety investigations & reports

Robinson R22-Beta, VH-HEE, Van Rook (110 km NE Normanton) QLD, 27 March 1990

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The pilot reported that he was approaching to land in a clear area when the right skid struck an ant bed. The aircraft rolled and impacted the ground on its right side. The ant bed was partially hidden by long grass.

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General details
Date: 27 March 1990   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1330    
Location: Van Rook (110 km NE Normanton)    
State: Queensland    
Release date: 15 May 1990   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Robinson Helicopter Co  
Aircraft model R22  
Aircraft registration VH-HEE  
Serial number 570  
Type of operation Aerial Work  
Sector Helicopter  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Van Rook QLD  
Departure time N/K  
Destination Van Rook QLD