Incident at TELKWA RIVER (SMITHERS AREA)

Summary

1996-03-20: A PA31 enroute from Smithers to Terrace reported that helicopter FVAW had landed on a gravel bar at the headwaters of the Telkwa River and requested fuel, oil and tools for repairs. Terrace FSS contacted owner (Bear Creek Contracting). A company helicopter was dispatched to assist. Smithers FSS was advised re flight plan. At 0145Z Smithers FSS advised that helicopter FKJB was on the scene. ELT was not activated. No injuries reported. ATC was not advised.

Details


CADORS Number 1995P0382
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-09-19 - 22:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, TELKWA RIVER (SMITHERS AREA)
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FVAW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BEAR CREEK CONTRACTING LTD
Operator BEAR CREEK CONTRNG Private
Make  Silhouette image of ROBINSON
ROBINSON
Model R22 BETA
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Reciprocating
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

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