CHI00WA088
CHI00WA088

On March 8, 2000, at 1640 Greenwich Mean Time, a Hughes 269C, G-ZAPS, was destroyed as a result of an in-flight breakup during cruise. The helicopter impacted the ground in open farmland near Tysford, England. The helicopter had departed Wycombe Air Park (Booker), Buckinghamshire, en route to Shorsham, Kent. The pilot and one passenger were fatally injured.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Any further information may be obtained from:

Dept. of the Environment and Transport Air Accidents Investigations Branch DERA Farnborough Hampshire GU14 6TD This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained for the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain.

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