Accident at Cranbrook, British Columbia


1996-07-28: While doing an auto-rotation, FSWN made a hard landing and fell onto its side. The pilot and one passenger received minor injuries. Substantial damage to helicopter.


CADORS Number 1996P0305
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-28 - 21:27
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Cranbrook, British Columbia
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FSWN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator HI-WOOD HELICOPTERS LTD. (4949) Private
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
Model SA 315B
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 2
Events Hard landing

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