Aviation safety investigations & reports

Collision with terrain - MD Helicopters Inc.369D, YJ-HEL, Unua village, Malekula, Vanuatu, 26 August 2011

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed
General details
Date: 26 August 2011   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1525 VUT or 0425 UTC   Investigation level: Complex - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location   (show map): Unua village, Malekula, Vanuatu    
State: International   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
Release date: 02 October 2012   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Minor  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer McDonnell Douglas Corp.  
Aircraft model 369  
Aircraft registration YJ-HEL  
Serial number 80778D  
Type of operation Aerial Work  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point Maleluka Island, Vanuatu  
Destination Maleluka Island, Vanuatu  
Last update 14 November 2018