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The helicopter collided with a 19,000 volt single wire power line whilst being repositioned to pick up equipment. The aircraft was destroyed by fire after impacting the ground.

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General details
Date: 10 November 1995 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1050 EST  
Location   (show map):Kilclooney Station Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland Occurrence type: Collision with terrain 
Release date: 31 July 1996 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Robinson Helicopter Co 
Aircraft model: R22 
Aircraft registration: VH-HLJ 
Serial number: 0734 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Sector: Helicopter 
Damage to aircraft: Destroyed 
Departure point:Kilclooney Station, QLD
Departure time:1050 EST
Destination:Greenvale, QLD
Crew details
RoleClass of licenceHours on typeHours total
Fatal: 1001
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Last update 13 May 2014