Incident at 210 S E Coppermine, NWT

Summary

1996-11-04: The pilot of C-GTZP, a Hughes 500 was forced to land on the Coppermine River, 210 miles south of the community of Coppermine, due to a severe mechanical problem. The pilot advised First Air Flight 844 that he and his passengers were uninjured, they had plenty of supplies on hand and were awaiting Company Maintenance personnel to arrive on the scene and investigate the malfunction. Update indications are that an oil cooling fan caused smoke in the cabin which forced the pilot to land.

Details


CADORS Number 1996C0465
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-02 - 18:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 210 S E Coppermine, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GTZP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED (CANADIAN HELICOPTERS WESTERN)
Operator Commercial
Make HUGHES
Model 369D
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing

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