Incident at MOOSE FACTORY (HOSP) ON (Heli) (CPN3)


1996-05-09: An individual reported to Timmins FSS that while he was loading groceries from a helipad to a van, C-FPXN flew over him at 30-40 feet. He indicated the turbulence from the helicopter slammed the door of the van against his arm. He reported he couldn't move his arm and was going to the hospital. He felt what the helicopter did was unsafe. The pilot of C-FPXN indicated his flight path was about 100 feet beside the van and felt this was adequate. The pilot also indicated that there was no security on the ground and pedestrians are not always keeping a safe distance from the landing areas. Ops. Impact -- unknown.


CADORS Number 1996O0164
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-09 - 17:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CPN3
Aerodrome Name MOOSE FACTORY (HOSP) ON (Heli) (CPN3)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Moose Factory (Island Complex), Ontario
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Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FPXN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator HUISSON AVIATION (1989) LIMITED (185) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
Model AS 350
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Public complaint

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