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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89229
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:04-JAN-2011
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 332L1 Super Puma
Owner/operator:CHC Global Operations
Registration: C-GGKX
C/n / msn: 2468
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Boundary Bay, BC -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:CZBB
Destination airport:CZBB
Narrative:
While performing ground tests for rotor balancing adjustments, after maintenance - with first engine at 97%, the 2nd engine was started. The helicopter started to lift off - though collective was down, 3 engineers exited helicopter. Pilot on board was shutting down both engines when the helicopter rolled over port side - striking rotors and substantially damaging the helicopter.

Sources:

CADORS 2011P0022
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Super+Puma+helicopter+tips+over+with+rotors+turning+Boundary+airport/4060095/story.html?]
https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/438545-chc-332l-rollover-event-boundary-bay.html
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-xTHMPszVU2U/TXOO9G3fxZI/AAAAAAAABEI/nrg0uPciay4/s1600/4060096.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2011 18:15 bizjets101 Added
20-Jan-2011 13:29 Anon. Updated [Location]
03-Feb-2011 03:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
03-Aug-2014 20:03 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source]

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