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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229103
Last updated: 30 January 2020
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Date:25-AUG-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L LongRanger
Owner/operator:Sunrise Helicopters
Registration: C-GHUG
C/n / msn: 45142
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:80 nm N of Sudbury, Ontario -   Canada
Phase:
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Bell 206L helicopter operated by Sunrise Helicopters, was conducting aerial works flight with chemical spray equipment from a Mix Rig platform, en route for a final spray application.
The pilot was watching the chemical load empty light to turn off, indicating tank empty, when the helicopter struck the trees. The helicopter received damage to the fuselage and rotor system. The pilot was unable to control the aircraft after the impact with trees, and the helicopter impacted the ground. The pilot was not injured but the helicopter was substantially damaged.

Sources:

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Revision history:

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18-Sep-2019 07:42 harro Added

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