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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231828
Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Date:07-DEC-2019
Time:08:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Stephen Bros. Contracting Ltd
Registration: C-GFYD
C/n / msn: 12213
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:1.5 nm SSW of Vanderhoof Airport, BC (CAU4) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:1.5 nm SSW of Vanderhoof, BC (CAU4)
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter, was conducting a flight near Vanderhoof Airport (CAU4), British Columbia, to land on a flat-bed truck for transport with only the pilot on board. After the helicopter landed on the truck deck and power was reduced, it began to rotate to the right. To prevent falling off the deck, the pilot increased power and lifted off the truck. The helicopter began to spin, tipped onto its right hand side and impacted the ground on the right front quarter of the helicopter. The pilot sustained minor injuries. The ELT was activated. The helicopter was substantially damaged.

Sources:

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2019 20:01 harro Added
21-Jan-2020 08:01 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Narrative]

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