Transport Accident Investigation Commission

By TRACEY ROXBURGH A Queenstown aviator's invention is tantalisingly close to becoming certified by Civil Aviation Authority, to become an official data recorder. Over The Top helicopter boss Louisa 'Choppy' Patterson came up with the idea for 'Eye In The Sky' after...
A pilot killed in a fatal helicopter crash near Queenstown in 2015 failed to tell authorities or his employer he had been treated for a mental health condition only months earlier. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (Taic) said last week...

Heli roll investigation begins

Air crash investigators will today examine the scene of a helicopter incident near Queenstown. The Helicopter Line (THL) machine tipped while landing on snow on Mt Sale, 7km from Arrowtown, just before 3pm yesterday. The scenic flight, in a Squirrel AS350 B2, was carrying three...
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