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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156190
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Date:29-MAY-2013
Time:10:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:Aurora Helicopters dba Wood Buffalo Helicopters
Registration: C-FZWB
MSN: 1342
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:75nm N of Fort McMurrray, AB -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Fort McMurray Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was performing wildlife observation. The helicopter impacted terrain resulting in substantial damage following a Loss of Control. The pilot and one passenger were fatally injured; a second passenger received serious injuries.

The helicopter entered a flight regime that resulted in a loss of tail rotor effectiveness, causing a loss of directional control at a height that precluded recovery, resulting in a collision with terrain.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130906184747/http://www.cbc.ca:80/news/canada/edmonton/story/2013/05/29/edmonton-helicopter-down-northern-alberta.html
CADORS
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/pilot-lost-control-of chopper-du...
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/aviation/2013/a13w0070/a13w0070.asp


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2013 13:36 Mxcollins Added
01-Jun-2013 19:37 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2013 19:39 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
02-Jun-2013 00:42 Anon. Updated [Time]
02-Jun-2013 07:57 harro Updated [Embed code]
07-Feb-2014 19:54 peterj Updated [Source]
24-Sep-2016 08:42 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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