AO-2018-005

The crash scene
The crash scene
Hughes MD600N Helicopter, impact with terrain, North East of Waiouru, 14 June 2018
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
This inquiry is ongoing. The circumstances reported at commencement were that a Hughes MD600N helicopter crashed at a remote location North East of Waiouru. The helicopter was on a commercial operation with 5 people on board when it crashed. Three people were hospitalised, and there were no fatalities at the site. The helicopter was extensively damaged.
Location
North East of Waiouru (-39.335000,176.074444) [may be approximate]