Incident at Ignace, Ontario


1997-03-21: C-GOHY, a Star 350, was slinging three sections of steel utility poles along an Ontario Hydro right-of-way when the rigging securing one of the poles failed. One pole section of approximately 500 pounds was dropped. The pilot, the lone occupant of the helicopter was uninjured and the helicopter sustained no damage.


CADORS Number 1995C0049
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1995-02-16 - 19:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Ignace, Ontario
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Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GOHY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator ONTARIO HYDRO (1378) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
Model AS 350B2
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo shaft
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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