Accident at High Level, 8 MI SW, Alberta


1996-11-07: The Robinson R22 had departed on a flight to a gas plant site, when freezing drizzle was encountered about eight miles from departure. Altitude could not be maintained, and a precautionary/forced landing was attempted. The aircraft was substantially damaged in the ensuing hard landing, and the passenger sustained minor injuries.


CADORS Number 1996C0476
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-11-06 - 01:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, High Level, 8 MI SW, Alberta
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Wind shear or thunderstorm,Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FKAR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of ROBINSON
Model R22 BETA
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Hard landing,Weather - precipitation

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