Incident at Sudbury, Ontario (14NM southwest) (Other operational incident, Forced landing, ELT)


1995-07-13: Pilot called Mayday just after lifting off the Big Nickel Mine, stating he had started autorotation procedures -- no further communication. Controller at Sudbury asked assistance from an arriving helicopter (C-GEAM) to locate aircraft. Another Heli-North helicopter (C-FEEN) departs to search as well. C-FEEN located aircraft and spoke with pilot - no apparent injuries or damage. SAR called off as per C-FEEN instructions. Ops. Impact -- none.


CADORS Number 1995O0323
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1995-07-13 - 20:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Sudbury, Ontario (14NM southwest)
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Categories Other
Events Other operational incident,Forced landing,ELT

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