Incident at Jordan River B.C.


1996-03-18: The helicopter was conducting slinging operations in the area of Jordan River. The pilot was enroute to pick up the next load when the aircraft experienced severe vibration. He landed immediately on the shore causing damage to the skid gear. When the pilot exited the aircraft he discovered that the tail rotor had failed.


CADORS Number 1996P0117
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-03-18 - 21:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Jordan River B.C.
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FSUL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator LONG BEACH HELICOPTERS LTD. (2773) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
Model AS 350B
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 Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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