Accident at McCulloch Creek

Summary

1996-04-27: At approximately 2700Z, a comsearch was started for an overdue aircraft C-GRGK. The aircraft was on a round robin flightnote from Golden. The aircraft was located at 2717Z - location of wreck 5141.7N 11826.4W (McCulloch Creek), approximately 75 km north of Revelstoke. The pilot and two charter passengers received fatal injuries. (ELT was in "off" position). TSB investigating for cause.

Details


CADORS Number 1996P0155
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-04-27 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 3
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, McCulloch Creek
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GRGK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner
Operator CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED/ HELICOPTERES CANADIENS LIMITEE Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
AEROSPATIALE
Model AS 350BA
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 3
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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