Accident Hughes 369D C-FGHT, 26 Jun 2007
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Time:20:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Great Slave Helicopters
Registration: C-FGHT
MSN: 1099D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Port Radium (CYIX) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Great Slave Helicopters Hughes 369D had toed-in to a rocky outcrop surrounded by bush near Port Radium, NT for passenger pick up. The helicopter began to yaw and the pilot lifted off. The aircraft completed three to four rotations before the pilot was able to get the helicopter back on the ground. There were no injuries to the pilot who was the only person on board. The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the tail rotor system, vertical fin, skid gear and tail boom. No apparent pre-existing deficiencies in the tail rotor system were found during examination of the wreckage.


TC CADORS No.2007C1817

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