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RNZAF Iroquois incident  - Media Release 1

25 April 2010

A Royal New Zealand Air Force Iroquois helicopter has crashed enroute from Ohakea to Anzac Day commemorations in Wellington.

The incident occurred near Pukerua Bay, just north of Wellington and emergency services are at the scene.

In consideration for the families of those on board the helicopter, the nature of the injuries sustained by the crew is not being made public. However, there will be updates throughout the day.

ENDS

For more information please contact:
Squadron Leader Kavae Tamariki, Defence Communications Group on 021 420 899.

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