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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184271
Last updated: 17 July 2020
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Date:06-FEB-2016
Time:11:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GIWD
C/n / msn: 1267
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Brampton Airport (CNC3), Caledon, ON -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:CNC3 Brampton Airport
Narrative:
The helicopter impacted trees near Brampton Airport, ON.
Pilot stated crash was due to engine flameout (TSB has issued warnings about potential flameouts in Eurocopters in cold weather - due to water forming between filter and engine - and freezing).
The two occupants onboard the aircraft were not injured.

Sources:

https://www.cp24.com/news/helicopter-crashes-in-wooded-area-near-flying-club-in-caledon-1.2767857

http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/CCARCS-RIACC/ADet.aspx?id=14819&rfr=RchSimp.aspx
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Eurocopter-EC-120B-Colibri/1356123/L


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Feb-2016 08:18 harro Added
07-Feb-2016 15:56 bizjets101 Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Embed code]
07-Feb-2016 16:00 bizjets101 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
07-Feb-2016 16:56 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Sep-2016 09:27 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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