Tuesday, July 4, 2017

MD Helicopter 369E, ZT-RAC: Accident occurred June 14, 2017 in Bultfontein, South Africa

NTSB Identification: ERA17WA207
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Bultfontein, South Africa
Aircraft: MD HELICOPTER 369, registration:
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 14, 2017, about 1045 coordinated universal time, an MD Helicopter 369E, South African registration ZT-RAC, was substantially damaged during a forced landing near Bulfontein, South Africa. The pilot and two passengers were not injured. The personal flight was conducted under South African flight regulations.

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) Accident and Incident Investigations Division (AIID) is investigating the accident. As the State of Manufacture and Design of the helicopter and engine, the NTSB has appointed a US Accredited Representative under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 to assist the AIID in its investigation.

All inquiries concerning this accident should be directed to:

South African Civil Aviation Authority
Accidents and Incidents Investigation Division
Private Bag X 73
Halfway House 1685
South Africa

Website: http://www.caa.co.za

This report is for informational purposes only. All investigative information will be released by the SACAA.

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