On February 4, 2011, at 0047 universal coordinated time, a Robinson R-44, VH-HFH, operated by Aero Logistics Pty, collided with terrain during an instructional flight near Cessnock, Australia. The helicopter was substantially damaged and the pilot and a passenger were killed. The second pilot was seriously injured.

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

Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)
Level 2 West, 62 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australia 2601
PO Box 967, Civic Square, Canberra ACT, Australia 2608

Phone: +(61) 2 6257-4150
Fax: +(61) 2 6274-6434


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