Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2001-04-10: CFMKS H369 Helicopter parked in the Wolfville NS area had an unintentional activation of the ELT. SAR unable to launch Labrador Helicopter due weather. A SAR C130 was launched and a CASARA unit was dispatched via vehicle with hand held ELT Location Equipment. Owner heard the C130 overhead and suspected that his ELT may have been the cause. Owner found that the ELT had been activated and advised RCC. Search cancelled. Up date. Report Received by RCC Halifax Nil TSB

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0199
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Search and Rescue
Occurred At 2001-04-09 - 23:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 80 NM West (Wolfville area)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make SCHWEIZER
Model 269C
Year Built 2000
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model HIO-360-D1A
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events ELT

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