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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75967
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Date:23-JUL-2010
Time:17:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger II
Owner/operator:Essential Helicopters (1791559 Ontario Inc.)
Registration: C-GCHB
MSN: 1226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:c 200km S of Timmins, ON, between Elk Lake and Gowganda -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:North Bay, ON, CYYB
Destination airport:Kapuskasing, ON, CYYU
Narrative:
The aircraft was on a VFR flight from North Bay (Jack Garland) Airport(CYYB) to Kapuskasing Airport(CYYU).
The helicopter hit a communications tower before it crashed to the ground near Elk Lake in Ontario. The aircraft was destroyed and the two occupants were fatally injured.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20100731105424/http://www.cbc.ca:80/canada/north/story/2010/07/26/north-helicopter-crash.html?=
http://web.archive.org/web/20100727034551/http://www.cbc.ca:80/canada/story/2010/07/23/helicopter-crash.html
CADORS Number 201001834
http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/4/9/7/1407794.jpg (photo)
http://flightcomment.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-2-eng.pdf (p22)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jul-2010 01:04 peterj Added
31-Jul-2010 14:30 peterj Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
31-Jul-2010 14:51 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source]
02-Jan-2019 08:17 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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