Accident Hughes 369D C-GPGE, 27 Dec 2005
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268792
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Time:23:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Oceanview Helicopters
Registration: C-GPGE
MSN: 1160022D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Powell River, BC -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Oceanview Helicopters Hughes 500D (C-GPGE) had been shake-block logging in two areas near Powell River, BC. The pilot landed to refuel the helicopter after finishing work in the second area. After shutting down the engine the pilot removed his helmet, exited the helicopter and walked to the fuel truck. Upon standing up on the fuel truck the pilot was struck in the head by the outboard foot of the still-turning main rotor blades. The pilot was medivaced to hospital.


TC CADORS No.2005P2420

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