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Old 17th Oct 2018, 23:48
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Old 18th Oct 2018, 02:23
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NZ media reporting Department of Conservation staff onboard for a tahr cull have been killed.
Dreadful.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/107...wanaka-airport

Updated - another tragic loss for the Wallis family:
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/a...ectid=12144547

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NZ media reporting Department of Conservation staff onboard for a tahr cull have been killed.
Dreadful.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/107...wanaka-airport

Updated - another tragic loss for the Wallis family:
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12144547
‘Nothing to suggest foul play’: Update here: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12145127
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"The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is warning "loose items" on helicopters can be deadly as investigators probe whether a pair of overalls contributed to the helicopter triple fatality in Wanaka last month..."

https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/wanaka...-be-deadly-caa
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Update on both accidents:

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/a...ectid=12180280

Also mentions one of the machines had problems with the doors opening in flight.
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"The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is warning "loose items" on helicopters can be deadly as investigators probe whether a pair of overalls contributed to the helicopter triple fatality in Wanaka last month..."
https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/tool-b...-tsb-1.3731542
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