Accident at MOBIL BISTCHO AB (CFV3)

Summary

2003-08-06: The Delta Helicopters Bell 206B helicopter, registration C-GSHN, was approximately 1,000 feet above ground, on a reconnaissance flight over a forest fire near Mobile Bistcho airstrip in Alberta, when the engine (Allison 250-C20) decelerated to minimum idle speed. A forced landing was conducted onto a muskeg area adjacent to the fire, and on touchdown the main rotor struck and severed the tail boom. The pilot and passenger were uninjured. The field investigation discovered that the compressor pressure (Pc) line from the engine governor to the fuel control unit had separated.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1092
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-07-28 - 00:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CFV3
Aerodrome Name MOBIL BISTCHO AB (CFV3)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 2 NM W of Mobile Bistcho
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0158
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GSHN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner DELTA HELICOPTERS LTD
Operator DELTA HELICOPTERS LTD. (3648) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 206B
Year Built 1971
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make ALLISON
Engine Model  Silhouette image of 250-C20
250-C20
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Propeller/rotor strike,Engine - malfunction

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