Accident at Campbell River


1997-03-13: The pilot of the R-22 helicopter, with one passenger, took off from the E&B helipad. Before the helicopter entered translation the pilot overpitched the main rotor and the main rotor rpm decayed. The helicopter descended into the river. The pilot and passenger were not injured, and were rescued immediately. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical problems


CADORS Number 1994P0208
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-06-14 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Campbell River
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GZAR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of ROBINSON
Model R22 BETA
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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