Accident at Seal Lake, 150 miles nw Goose Bay, Labrador

Summary

1998-02-18: The helicopter was in the area moving camp equipment. The pilot was hovering in the vicinity of an overturned boat in order to assess the feasibility of righting it. When he decided to depart the scene he did not realize that somebody had atttached a line to the helicopter and the boat. The helicopter crashed resulting in loss of the aircraft and minor injury to the pilot. TSB evaluating. UPDATE: Correction to registration, C-GOFL from C-FOFL.

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0521
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-14 - 21:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Seal Lake, 150 miles nw Goose Bay, Labrador
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GOFL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner UNIVERSAL HELICOPTERS NEWFOUNDLAND LIMITED
Operator UNIVERSAL HELICOPTERS NEWFOUNDLAND LIMITED (316) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 407
Year Built 1997
Engine Type Turbo shaft
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 1
Events Collision with terrain

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