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The helicopter departed Hotham Heights carpark with three persons on board. When it did not arrive at its destination, a search was initiated. The helicopter was located in the early afternoon of 23 Sep 93. The pilot and passengers were fatally injured.

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General details
Date: 22 September 1993 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 937 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location:4 km SSW Mount Hotham Occurrence type:Collision with terrain 
State: Victoria Occurrence class: Environment 
Release date: 27 September 1994 Occurrence category: Accident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Co 
Aircraft model: 206 
Aircraft registration: VH-FUX 
Serial number: 2665 
Type of operation: Charter 
Sector: Helicopter 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Hotham Heights, VIC
Departure time:0930 EST
Destination:Moorabbin, VIC
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Pilot-in-CommandCommercial5000.08406
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 12NaN
Total:12NaNNaN
 
 
 
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