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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83275
Last updated: 14 January 2020
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Date:02-JUN-2002
Time:20:00 CST
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 205A-1
Owner/operator:Campbell Helicopters
Registration: C-FMQN
C/n / msn: 30082
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tobin Lake, Saskatchewan -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Tobin Lake, SK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Bell 205A-1 helicopter, C-FMQN, was engaged in fire-suppression bucketing operations from a base at Tobin Lake, SK. As the aircraft was transiting, the crew noted an engine fire warning and a burning smell.

The pilot completed a landing in a field, activated the fire extinguisher, and shut the aircraft down. The fire continued to burn until it was suppressed by several buckets of water from another helicopter. The helicopter sustained substantial damage. There were no reported injuries.

Sources:

http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/collection_2009/bst-tsb/TU3-5-02-21E.pdf
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.rotorspot.nl/current/c-c.htm]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2010 11:32 slowkid Added
31-Oct-2011 05:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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