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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73124
Last updated: 18 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:Gateway Helicopters
Registration: C-GUIK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:North Bay, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A pilot was performing post-maintenance run-ups to the Gateway Helicopters Ltd. Bell Textron - Canada 206B helicopter (C-GUIK) just outside the company's hangar. A static explosion occurred in a back seat fuel cell, resulting in a flash fire which injured a maintenance technician standing outside the helicopter. The maintenance technician suffered minor injuries. The fire in the back seat of the helicopter was extinguished with handheld fire extinguishers. Damage -- minor.


CADORS 2004O0203

Revision history:

26-Feb-2010 04:10 slowkid Added

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