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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149370
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Date:01-OCT-2012
Time:16:54 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:Sunrise Helicopters Inc.
Registration: C-GTPG
MSN: 1233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near the Fisher Wavy pit off Big Nickel Mine Road, Sudbury -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:North Bay Airport (CYYB)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Sunrise Helicopters Inc. Bell 206B helicopter (C-GTPG) had departed North Bay Airport (CYYB) to conduct aerial spraying in the Greater Sudbury area. Greater Sudbury Police Services contacted Transport Canada Civil Aviation Contingency Operations (CACO) to report that the helicopter had crashed on a private lot near the intersection of Big Nickel Mine Drive and Lorne Street (in Sudbury). The pilot (the sole occupant) suffered minor injuries. The helicopter reportedly was substantially damaged. The T.S.B. Duty Inspector was advised

UPDATE Supplemental information received from T.S.B. Daily Notification [#A12O0162]: The pilot of a Sunrise Helicopters Inc. Bell 206B helicopter (C-GTPG) was conducting dust control spray application in the Sudbury area. While coming out of a turn to conduct another swath application, the helicopter lost altitude and collided with the ground. The helicopter was substantially damaged and the pilot received minor injuries.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20121111062131/http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2012/10/01/sby-copter-crash.html
2. CADORS Number: 2012O2922
3. TSB Occurrence No: A12O0162


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2012 00:15 gerard57 Added
05-Oct-2012 07:27 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
06-Oct-2012 02:09 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
11-Apr-2015 22:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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