Incident at Christian Valley

Summary

1997-11-12: During heli-logging operations, the pilot heard a grinding noise from the engine and noticed a decrease in power. The load was released and during descent toward the staging area, the engine failed completely. The helicopter landed heavily and sustained minor damage. The pilot was not injured.

Details


CADORS Number 1994P0453
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-11-06 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Christian Valley
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GXNE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CONAIR AVIATION LTD (FRONTIER HELICOPTERS)
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 205A 1
Year Built 1973
Engine Type Turbo shaft
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 failure

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