Incident at 17 miles NE Deer Lake, NFLD

Summary

1998-11-13: The helicopter had been parked outside overnight in heavy rain conditions. The next morning during a local flight, abnormal vibrations developed and intensified. The pilot carried out a precautionary landing in a bog. The pilot observed that a piece of fibreglass had separated from one of the main rotor blade tips. The pilot was uninjured and was flown back to his camp by an RCMP helicopter. Maintenance determined that the blade could be taped and ferried to a maintenance facility for permanent repair.

Details


CADORS Number 1994A0164
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-06-23 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 17 miles NE Deer Lake, NFLD
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Categories Other
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FODS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner MARITIME HELI-SPRAY LTD.
Operator WOODLAND LODGES LTD. Private
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 47G2
Year Built 1964
Engine Type Reciprocating
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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 Other operational incident

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