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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234032
Last updated: 15 March 2020
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Date:24-FEB-2020
Time:14:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-FGAN
C/n / msn: 13760
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Widgeon Lake, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Widgeon Lake, BC
Narrative:
A privately operated Robinson R-44 II helicopter, was touching down on snow-covered ice at Widgeon Lake, BC when the pilot lost control and the helicopter rolled onto it's side. The pilot and two passengers were not injured but the helicopter was substantially damaged. The 406 KHz ELT was manually activated and a Mayday call was made on 121.5 KHz to an overflying aircraft.

Sources:

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Revision history:

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15-Mar-2020 13:45 harro Added

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