Incident at ASSEAN LAKE

Summary

1997-12-17: HB4 C-GSHJ - BELL 206B HELICOPTER WAS ON CONTRACT & WAS BEING USED TO TRANSPORT PERSONNEL CONDUCTING WATER-LEVEL SURVEYS. PILOT COULD NOT USE HIS NORMAL LANDING SITE BECAUSE THE LEVEL OF THE WATER IN THE LAKE WAS HIGHER THAN NORMAL. PILOT WAS IN PARTIAL HOVER, WITH TOES OF A/C SHID GEAR RESTING ON SHORELINE OF LAKE. 1 PAX REMAINED SEATED IN THE FRONT OF THE HELI. AS A SECOND PAX WAS RETRIEVING A PORTABLE COMPUTER FROM THE BACK OF THE MACHINE. SUDDENLY THE PILOT SENSED THAT THE ANTI-TORQUE ROTOR BECAME INEFFECTIVE. AS THE PILOT THROTTLED BACK, THE HELI. ROTATED THROUGH 360 DEGREES THEN CAME TO REST IN AN UPRIGHT ATTITUDE ON THE SHORE LINE. NO INJURIES. SUSPECTED DAMAGE. TIME - 2020Z. ACTION - NIL.

Details


CADORS Number 1993C0215
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1993-07-01 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, ASSEAN LAKE
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GSHJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CUSTOM HELICOPTERS LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 206B
Year Built 1967
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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