On March 9, 2013, at an unknown time, a Robinson R66, ZK-IHU, collided with mountainous terrain near Turangi, New Zealand. The helicopter was registered to and operated by Heli Sika Limited under the pertinent civil regulations of New Zealand. The pilot was fatally injured and the helicopter was substantially damaged.

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

Deputy Chief Investigator of Accidents
Transport Accident Investigation Commission
P.O. Box 10-323
Wellington 6143
New Zealand

Tel: (64) 4-473-3112
Fax: (64) 4-499-1510
Email: inquiries@taic.org.nz

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