Incident at Squamish, British Columbia


1996-07-22: While attempting to land, the main rotor blade struck the top of the tail boom. No injuries, however substantial damage to aircraft.


CADORS Number 1996P0294
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-22 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Squamish, British Columbia
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GVIW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator BLACKCOMB HELICOPTERS LTD. (6240) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 206L 1
Year Built
Engine Type
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike

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