Accident at Salmon Arm


1998-04-24: During a test flight, the pilot of the helicopter reported low fuel warning light, and subsequently engine failure. Aircraft autorotated and crashed in trees. Substantial damage to aircraft. Pilot received minor injuries.


CADORS Number 1996P0309
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-28 - 21:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Salmon Arm
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FXNE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 214B
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
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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 1
Events Engine failure,Fuel management

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