Accident at SPEARMINT GLACIER (WHISTLER)

Summary

1996-01-28: During the approach for landing at 8,000 feet ASL, the pilot of the Bell 205 helicopter encountered a whiteout-like condition in swirling snow. He lost visual reference and touched down hard, resulting in damage to the skid-gear. There were no injuries.

Details


CADORS Number 1996P0032
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-01-28 - 21:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, SPEARMINT GLACIER (WHISTLER)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Other,Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FMQN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner
Operator CAMPBELL HELICOPTERS LTD. (5314) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 205A 1
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - visibility,Hard landing

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