Accident at GLACIER DOME


1996-06-12: As the helicopter approached for a landing it encountered an area of subsiding air. The pilot could not arrest the high sink rate which subsequently developed, and the aircraft made a hard landing. Although subtantial damage to the underside of the helicopter was sustained, none of the occupants were injured.


CADORS Number 1995P0083
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-02-23 - 19:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, GLACIER DOME
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FALV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator ALPINE HELICOPTERS LTD. (1950) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 212
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hard landing

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