Accident at St. Theresa Point, Manitoba


1996-12-10: The pilot of a skid gear equipped Hughes 500 helicopter was departing the nursing station at St. Theresa Point, Manitoba enroute to the Island Lake Airport (Garden Hill). There were besides the pilot 4 adults and an enfant on board. It was reported that moments after take-off a loss of power occurred which caused the aircraft to strike the ground to such an extent that all occupants received injuries. There was no fire and the helicopter was substantially damaged. TSB are enroute. Further update to follow. Wayne Walsh - Minister's Observer.


CADORS Number 1996C0457
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-10-30 - 22:16
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 6
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Theresa Point, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GEOY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Model 500
Year Built 1970
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 6
Events Hard landing

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