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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218999
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B
Owner/operator:Highland Helicopters
Registration: C-GIZO
MSN: 2715
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:18 nm NNE of Helmet (CBH2), BC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Bell 206B aircraft operated by Highland Helicopters, was conducting slung load operations approximately 18 nm north-northeast of Helmet (CBH2), BC with only the pilot on board. While transitioning to forward flight, the cargo net became entangled with an object on the ground. The pilot attempted to release the load from the cargo hook, however was unable to do so.
The aircraft pitched nose down and contacted terrain. The pilot evacuated the aircraft and sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was substantially damaged.



Revision history:

04-Dec-2018 20:06 harro Added
04-Dec-2018 22:02 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
01-Dec-2019 10:23 TB Updated [Source, Plane category]

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