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R22 helicopters, LAME’s, Owners and legal actions

In March 2014, the following was reported and bears reading:

McDermott & Ors v Robinson Helicopter Company [2014]QSC 34
PARTIES: GRAHAM JAMES McDERMOTT (first plaintiff) JUANITA CAROL McDERMOTT (second plaintiff) NTB PASTORAL HOLDINGS PTY LTD (third plaintiff)
v
ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY (first defendant)
FILE NO/S: BS 4573 of 2007 DIVISION: Trial Division PROCEEDING: Trial
DELIVERED ON: 17 March 2014 DELIVERED AT: Brisbane

The action was as follows and should be read by all owners and LAME’s:

TORTS – NEGLIGENCE – DANGEROUS AND INJURIOUS THINGS, ETC – BREACH OF DUTY OF CARE – where the plaintiff was seriously injured in a helicopter accident – where the first defendant was the manufacturer of the helicopter and the helicopter Maintenance Manual – where the plaintiff alleged that the accident and its consequences were caused by the first defendant’s negligence in failing to exercise reasonable care to ensure that the Maintenance Manual provided an adequate inspection procedure to detect the cause of the accident – where the first defendant alleged that the Maintenance Manual provided for all appropriate and adequate inspection procedures – whether the Maintenance Manual was adequate to prevent the cause of the accident.

Also:

http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/539523-r22-washup-may-2004-crash.html#post8471384

 

 

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