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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246437
Last updated: 16 March 2021
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Date:01-JAN-2021
Time:c. 20:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Bar 71 Land and Livestock Ltd
Registration: C-FBGT
C/n / msn: 13801
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Birch Hills County, 10 nm SW of Eaglesham, AB -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Narrative:
A privately-operated Robinson R44 II helicopter was conducting a flight in the vicinity of Eaglesham, Alberta, with one pilot and three passengers on board. At approximately 2000 local time, the helicopter collided with terrain 10 nautical miles southwest of Eaglesham (39 nautical miles northeast of Grande Prairie, Alberta). There were no survivors; there was a post-impact fire.

Sources:

https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/4-killed-in-new-year-s-day-helicopter-crash-in-northern-alberta-1.5251284
https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/four-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-northern-albertas-birch-hills-county
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/article-four-people-dead-in-helicopter-crash-in-northwestern-alberta-rcmp-say/
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/northern-alta-helicopter-crash-victims-identified-as-married-couple-and-daughters-1.5252135?cache=wpwecmoua
https://www.prairiecoastequipment.com/news/blog/it-starts-heere-how-to-make-a-sandwich-/
https://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2021/A21W0001/A21W0001.html

https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ccarcs-riacc/ADet.aspx?id=527863&rfr=RchAvc.aspx
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CFBGT
https://robinsonheli.com/r44-specifications/
https://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2021/A21W0001/A21W0001.html

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2021 19:31 harro Added
02-Jan-2021 19:32 harro Updated [Location]
02-Jan-2021 21:05 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2021 21:12 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2021 21:18 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2021 01:47 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2021 16:33 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2021 18:11 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Category]

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