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The pilot reported that some tape from the main rotor blades lifted and that the main rotor RPM decayed. A heavy landing ensued in the attempted recovery.

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General details
Date: 17 February 1991 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1005  
Location   (show map):Red Bank Mine NT ( 30 km WNW Wollogorang ) Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Northern Territory  
Release date: 04 March 1991  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Kawasaki Heavy Industries 
Aircraft model: 47 
Aircraft registration: VH-JKX 
Serial number: 2164 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Red Bank Mine NT
Departure time:1005
Destination:Kiana NT
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