Accident at Salter Lake - Pitt Island, British Columbia


1996-05-30: At approximately 2200Z, the 206B was attempting to land in an area of rough terrain when it rolled over to the right side. At 2223Z, CDR1370 reported an ELT FL190 43 nm SE of Prince Rupert - ACC, RCC advised. Alpen GLHL departed Seal Grove enroute to scene of accident. The pilot and 3 crew members of FRBO were flown to Prince Rupert hospital at 0045Z for observation. It was reported that only the pilot received minor injuries.


CADORS Number 1996P0205
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-30 - 22:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Salter Lake - Pitt Island, British Columbia
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Categories Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FRBO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Accident
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 206B
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
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