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On arrival at Sydney, the helicopter landed near the helipad and ground- taxied to the concrete apron in the general aviation parking area. The pilot intended to park in a confined space, adjacent to buildings and hangars on the north-eastern extremity of the apron. A number of aircraft were parked in close proximity to the west and south of the intended parking position. A grassed area to the east was free of obstacles. Ground marshalling assistance was not available. The surface wind was from the south-east at 10-15 kts.

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General details
Date: 25 April 1991 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1406 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Sydney Airport  
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
Release date: 13 October 1993 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Serious 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Agusta, S.p.A, Construzioni Aeronautiche 
Aircraft model: A109 
Aircraft registration: VH-JVH 
Serial number: 7300 
Type of operation: Business 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Batemans Bay NSW
Departure time:1310 EST
Destination:Sydney NSW
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