Accident at LA CRETE AB (CFN5)


2003-08-25: The pilot of a privately owned Robinson R22, C-FVAW, was manoeuvring the helicopter off of a dolly in the vicinity of La Crete, AB, when one of the skids contacted the edge of the dolly. A dynamic rollover ensued and as a result, a bystander sustained a minor injury. The pilot was uninjured and the helicopter was substantially damaged.


CADORS Number 2003C1197
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-08-22 - 03:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID CFN5
Aerodrome Name LA CRETE AB (CFN5)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, LA CRETE AB (CFN5)
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0180
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - ground,Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FVAW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of ROBINSON
Model R22 BETA
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-320-B2C
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Roll over,Propeller/rotor strike

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