Accident at St. Andrews, Manitoba


1997-06-06: The pilot of Ranger 79 (C-FTHC), a BH06 had just departed apron 2 on a local flight when the aircraft started a left turn and crashed in the airport field. A loud bang was heard by the Airport Controller prior to the crash. Crash rescue responded. There were 2 SOB - no injuries. UPDATE: Canadian Forces has convened a Board of Inquiry into the occurrence.


CADORS Number 1996C0306
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-07-31 - 12:44
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Andrews, Manitoba
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FTHC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 206B
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land & Ski
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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