Incident Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri C-GIWD, 06 Feb 2016
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184271
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Time:11:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 120B Colibri
Registration: C-GIWD
MSN: 1267
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Brampton Airport (CNC3), Caledon, ON -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:CNC3 Brampton Airport
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.



Revision history:

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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