Accident at East Margaree, N.S.

Summary

1996-06-17: The helicopter was doing a fisheries patrol on the Margaree river when it struck a hydro line which crossed the river. The aircraft struck the ice of the river and was destroyed. The pilot was fatally injured and the 3 passengers were seriously injured. TSB investigating.

Details


CADORS Number 1995A0224
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-02-25 - 17:21
Day or Night?
Fatalities 1
Injuries 3
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, East Margaree, N.S.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GCHN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner
Operator GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (2134)
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 206B
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 1
Injuries 3
Events Wire strike

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