Incident at PENTICTON

Summary

1995-11-09: The Bell 206B Helicopter was engaged in pilot proficiency training at Penticton and was conducting engine off landings. During the last autorotation, the flying pilot misjudged the height above the surface and, as a result, the helicopter touched down hard and incurred substantial damage to the skids, tailboom, and transmission mounts. The two pilots were not injured.

Details


CADORS Number 1995P0456
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-11-09 - 21:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, PENTICTON
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GIXS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED/ HELICOPTERES CANADIENS LIMITEE Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 206B
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 Hard landing

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