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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94936
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:01-JAN-2001
Time:17:06 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R22 Beta
Owner/operator:Airborne Energy Solutions Ltd.
Registration: C-GHAR
C/n / msn: 1154
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:85 miles N of Fort St. John, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Fort St. John, British Columbia (CYXJ)
Destination airport:85 miles N of Fort St. John, British Columbia
Narrative:
The pilot of the Robinson R22 helicopter, C-GHAR, had landed at a gas well head building, 85 miles north of Fort St. John, British Columbia, and departed the aircraft with the engine/rotors still running. While the aircraft was unattended, the helicopter lifted off and spun around twice and came to a rest on its side. The helicopter was substantially damaged, and the registration C-GHAR was cancelled 05-01-2001 (four days after the accident). Aircraft presumably withdrawn from use, as "damaged beyond economic repair", as the registration was re-allocated on 09-12-2002 to a DHC-3

Sources:

1. CADORS Query 2001P0006
2. TSB Occurrence No:A01W0001
3. http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/r22.php
4. http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ccarcs-riacc/RchHsRes.aspx?st=0&mh=GHAR&rfr2=ADet.aspx?id=501562&rfr=RchSimp.aspx


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2011 04:48 slowkid Added
10-Aug-2013 13:01 Anon. Updated [Cn, Embed code]
26-Sep-2016 11:55 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Sep-2016 11:56 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
26-Sep-2016 11:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Damage]

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