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NTSB Identification: LAX07WA057
Accident occurred Friday, December 01, 2006 in Nadi, Fiji
Aircraft: Robinson R44, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On December 1, 2006, about 0700 local time (1900 UTC), a Robinson R44, DQ-IHE, collided with water near Nadi, Fiji. Crown Aviation was operating the helicopter under the provisions of the Fiji Civil Aviation Regulations. The pilot sustained fatal injuries; the helicopter was destroyed. The cross-country positioning flight departed Nadi en route to VOMO Island. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and a flight plan had been filed. The primary wreckage was near 17 degrees 39 minutes south latitude and 177 degrees 22 minutes east longitude.