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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157468
Last updated: 17 August 2021
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Date:01-JUL-2013
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Custom Helicopters
Registration: C-GQQT
MSN: 1657
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gull Lake 50 Kilometres west of Gillam, Manitoba -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Gillam,Manitoba
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Bell 206 Helicopter departed Gillam at about 16:30 on July 1, 2013 , to pick up some boaters.The aircraft didn't make it..Search and rescue crews from CFB Trenton were contacted just before 00:01 July 2, 2013. Thick smoke from forest fires in the area made the search difficult.
The Aircraft crash site was located about 12:00 July2, 2013.The main part of the craft may be submerged in a lake. The pilot died in the crash.

Sources:

http: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2013/07/03/mb-helicopter-crash-pilot-ma...
https://www.ohscanada.com/news/aircraft-owner-confirms-pilot-killed-in-northern-manitoba-helicopter-crash/1002450407/
CADORS 2013C2819


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2013 13:21 peterj Added
08-Jul-2013 04:32 gerard57 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Jul-2013 15:50 emil Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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