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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73542
Last updated: 14 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B JetRanger
Owner/operator:Trans North helicopters
Registration: C-GPWI
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dease Lake, BC -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The Bell 206 helicopter (C-GPWI) was being used to sling equipment into a mining camp south of Dease Lake. During one takeoff, after releasing the slung load, the tether moved aft and contacted the tail rotor. The helicopter landed hard and the main rotor chopped off the tail section. There were no injuries.


CADORS 2004P0934

Revision history:

22-Mar-2010 01:53 slowkid Added
01-Aug-2015 19:33 TB Updated [Location, Plane category]

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