Aviation safety investigations & reports

Bell Helicopter Co 206B (III), VH-BKG, Rosebud, VIC

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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The aircraft was observed flying low in rain beneath a low cloud base in conditions of poor visibility and in darkness. It crashed into a market garden while making a left turn.

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General details
Date: 31 May 1994   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1735 EST    
Location   (show map): Rosebud    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Weather - Other  
Release date: 15 March 1996   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter Co  
Aircraft model 206  
Aircraft registration VH-BKG  
Serial number 3129  
Type of operation Private  
Sector Helicopter  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point Port Melbourne, VIC  
Departure time 1710 EST  
Destination Cape Schanck, VIC  
Crew details
Role Class of licence Hours on type Hours total
Pilot-in-Command Private 372.0 460
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Fatal: 1 1 0 2
Total: 1 1 0 2
Last update 13 May 2014