Report released on chopper crash

A REPORT into a helicopter crash last year in which four people died has found the helicopter was carrying more than the maximum take-off weight and doing maneuvers it wasn’t supposed to perform while on a geological survey in far north-west Queensland.

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The Australian Transport Safety Bureau report found the helicopter, given its estimated weight and prevailing air density, did not have the performance to hover at the survey altitude which was

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