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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213131
Last updated: 15 June 2021
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Date:10-JUL-2018
Time:c. 08:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Access Helicopters
Registration: C-GKDR
MSN: 4997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Reward, SK -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a pass applying fungicide to a wheat field, the helicopter struck a powerline and then hit the ground. The pilot received a serious injury and the helicopter was substantially damaged. There was no post-impact fire.

Sources:

https://globalnews.ca/news/4323748/helicopter-spraying-field-crash-western-saskatchewan/
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/helicopter-crash-eye-hill-saskatchewan-power-line-1.4741301
https://thestarphoenix.com/news/saskatchewan/helicopter-crash-sends-pilot-to-saskatoon-hospital
TSB A18C0061


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jul-2018 07:04 gerard57 Added
11-Jul-2018 19:46 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2018 20:16 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
12-Jul-2018 20:16 harro Updated [Location]
15-Jul-2018 09:46 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Jul-2018 06:54 mediabrain Updated [Location]

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