Incident at Parkbeg, SK


1999-05-17: Marlin 428, a Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King, departed CFB Moose Jaw on a VFR flight to Medicine Hat with 6 people on board. When the helicopter was about 30 miles west of Moose Jaw, one of the two hydraulic systems failed. The crew carried out a precautionary landing in a parking lot in the village of Parkbeg. The helicopter was not damaged and the occupants were not injured. Personnel from CFB Moose Jaw were dispatched to assist in the repair of the machine. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0361
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-14 - 20:59
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Parkbeg, SK
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of SIKORSKY
Model S61B (CH 124)
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Amphibian
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number Marlin 428
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Hydraulic problem

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