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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156190
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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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
Departure airport:Fort McMurray Airport
Destination airport:
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.

CADORS chopper-du...

Revision history:

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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