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The ATSB is investigating the visual flight rules into instrument meteorological conditions occurrence involving a Eurocopter Deutschland MBB-BK 117 C-2 helicopter, registered VH-SYB, which occurred near Crookwell, New South Wales on 21 October 2016.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will:

  • collect and review aircraft and pilot documentation
  • review the operation and flight
  • review the weather conditions affecting the flight
  • interview the operator and flight crew.
 
General details
Date: 21 October 2016 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 22:30 ESuT Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Crookwell Medical (HLS) Occurrence type:VFR into IMC 
State: New South Wales Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: None 
Expected completion: October 2017  
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Eurocopter 
Aircraft model: MBB-BK 117 C-2 
Aircraft registration: VH-SYB 
Serial number: 9203 
Type of operation: General Aviation-Unknown 
Sector: Helicopter 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Crookwell, NSW
Destination:Orange, NSW
 
 
 
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Last update 18 April 2017