ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138971
Last updated: 26 October 2014
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Date:05-OCT-2011
Time:6:30 p.m.
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Rotorworks Inc.
Registration: C-FHTT
C/n / msn: 1042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:About 1km southeast of Drayton Valley Industrial Airport - CER3, AB -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Whitecourt Airport - CYZU
Destination airport:Valley Industrial Airport - CER3
Narrative:
A pilot is dead after a helicopter crashed into a farmer's field, about 1km southeast of Drayton Valley Industrial Airport (CER3), Alberta, in the area of Range Road 73 and Township Road 494.

Transportation Safety Board spokesman Chris Krepski said there was only the pilot on board the Bell 206B JetRanger II when it went down in the community about 140 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.


A 911 call reported the crash at about 6:30 p.m. The pilot was found dead at the scene.



Sources:
http://www.calgarysun.com/2011/10/05/one-dead-in-chopper-crash-near-drayton-valley
http://www.630ched.com/Channels/Reg/NewsLocal/Story.aspx?ID=1551156
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2011/10/06/helicopter-crash-alberta.html
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Helicopter+pilot+dies+Alta+crash/5508642/story.html
http://edmonton.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20111006/no-engine-problems-in-chopper-crash-111006/20111006/?hub=EdmontonHome
http://www.calgarysun.com/2011/10/06/investigators-find-no-engine-fault-in-helicopter-crash

Wreckage of a Bell 206B helicopter that collided with terrain in Alberta

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Oct-2011 23:54 gerard57 Added
06-Oct-2011 05:13 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2011 22:55 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Jan-2013 13:29 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
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