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CHC Super Puma strikes light pole

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 25, 2011

CHC Australia AS 332L1 Super Puma VH-LAG was substantially damaged when its main rotor blades struck a light tower while taxiing at Port Keats airport at Wadeye in the Northern Territory on July 21.

“While taxiing at Port Keats airport, the helicopter collided with a light pole and rolled onto its side. The crew, passengers and a person on the ground sustained minor injuries,” according to the ATSB. “The investigation is continuing.”

Dramatic pictures of the incident were captured on camera, and can be viewed here on the NT News website.

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