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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23148
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Date:22-JUL-2006
Time:22:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Prism Helicopters
Registration: C-GZIO
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:140 NM N of Mayo (CYMA) at Bonnet Plume River, Yukon -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Prism Helicopters Ltd. Hughes 369D, C-GZIO, had toed-in to a hillside in the Bonnet Plume area, YT to pick up two geologists. One passenger stepped onto the right skid and the other intended passenger, who was crouching on slightly sloping terrain to the right and front of the helicopter, stood up and was struck by the main rotor. The person who was struck sustained fatal injuries, and there were no injuries to the other passenger or the pilot. There was minor damage to the helicopter, which returned to its base camp at the Copper Point airstrip about 6 nm from the site of the occurrence.

Sources:

2006C1776


Revision history:

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