Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Aviation Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum this afternoon appointed Captain Norman Walding to be the Accident Investigator in accordance with Section 12 of the Civil Aviation (Occurrence Reporting & Investigation) Regulation following a helicopter accident on Treasure Island this afternoon. Eurocopter AS350 Helicopter maintained by Island Hoppers Limited encountered an accident on approach to landing at the helipad on the island. Preliminary assessment by Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji (CAAF) inspectors state that 7 persons were on board including the pilot. There were no fatalities. CAAF classified the occurrence to be an ‘Accident’ after the assessment of the accident by CAAF inspectors.
To see video of the crash click on ” Helicopter Blown Away” on the right side.
Source : Fiji 1 News. 12/23/2015