Accident at KENNEDY LAKE

Summary

1995-04-13: While attempting to assist a stuck vehicle with a longline the helicopter lost power. The helicopter landed hard with low rotor RPM. The helicopter fuel load was approx. 15 gal. and the operator believes that due to the aircraft attitude acheived during the towing operation the fuel supply line was exposed to air causing the flameout. The pilot was not injured and the helicopter was substantially damaged.

Details


CADORS Number 1995P0150
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-04-13 - 21:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, KENNEDY LAKE
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GWRY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner
Operator TUNDRA HELICOPTERS LTD. (4123)
Make HILLER
Model UH12E
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 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Hard landing

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