Accident at North of Nain, Labrador.

Summary

1996-07-10: The helicopter was landing at exploration camp A. While manouvering the tail rotor struck a large rock. When the pilot felt the vibration he landed the machine about six feet ahead of the rock without further incident. There were no injuries but the tail rotor, tail rotor drive and the tail boom was substantially damaged. TSB closed.

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0729
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-10 - 01:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, North of Nain, Labrador.
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 GDKD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED/HELICOPTERES CANADIENS LIMITEE
Operator CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED/ HELICOPTERES CANADIENS LIMITEE Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
AEROSPATIALE
Model AS 350BA
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make TURBOMECA
Engine Model ARRIEL 1B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike

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