Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Robinson R22 Beta, ZS-HAI: Accident occurred March 19, 2018 in Bloemfontein, South Africa

NTSB Identification: WPR18WA115
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, March 19, 2018 in Bloemfontein, South Africa
Aircraft: ROBINSON R22, registration:
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On March 19, 2018, about 0800 coordinated universal time, a Robinson R22 Beta helicopter, ZS-HAI, experienced a fan blade failure when the helicopter was about 5 feet above ground level. The pilot landed the helicopter without further incident near Bloemfontein, South Africa. The pilot was not injured and the helicopter was substantially damaged. The helicopter was operated under the pertinent civil regulations of the government of South Africa. The pilot was uninjured.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of South Africa. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of South Africa. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Civil Aviation Authority
Accident & Incident Investigation Division
Private Bag X 73
Halfway House 1685
South Africa
Tel.: +27 (0) 11 545-1055/1050
+27 (0) 83 461-6277 (24 hours)
E-mail:AiidInbox@caa.co.za
Fax: +27 (0) 11 545 1466
Website: http://www.caa.co.za

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