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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160378
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Date:09-SEP-2013
Time:02:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B105 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB Bo 105S-CDN-BS-4
Owner/operator:Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)
Registration: C-GCFU
MSN: S-727
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:McClure Strait, Banks Island, NWT -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:CCGS Amundsen
Destination airport:CCGS Amundsen
Narrative:
The investigation found that there was a strong probability that a lack of visual cues to judge altitude while flying low over open water, combined with the possibility of pilot distraction, resulted in the loss of altitude and the collision with the water.

Sources:

http://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/65674three_die_in_arctic_helicopter_crash_tsb_investigates/
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2013/a13h0002/a13h0002.asp
CADORS Number: 2013C3920
http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/can-cg-bo105-arctic-accident/
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/medias-media/communiques/aviation/2015/a13h0002-20151207.asp


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2013 17:29 gerard57 Added
10-Sep-2013 17:30 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Sep-2013 07:38 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature]
11-Sep-2013 21:20 bizjets101 Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]
14-Oct-2013 19:11 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
28-Oct-2013 19:01 nomofica Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2014 10:05 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
13-Dec-2015 21:21 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2015 17:21 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
23-Dec-2015 17:22 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
09-Oct-2016 16:11 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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