Incident at Cremona, AB


1997-06-27: The helicopter was landing along a seismic line when the rotor blades struck the top of a 3/4 inch diameter tree. The blades sustained minor damage to the tips, but the helicopter was able to be ferried back to base where the blades were replaced.


CADORS Number 1997C0399
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-06-13 - 13:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Cremona, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GBVU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
Model 212
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike

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