Incident at SYDNEY (CAPE BRETON REGIONAL HOSP) NS (Heli) (CSY9)

Summary

2010-03-22: C-GIMM (Medivac), Sikorsky S76A, enroute from Sydney (CSY9) to Halifax (CHQE), departed at 01:36Z. At 01:38Z, the pilot reported a green laser directed at the aircraft. The crew believed it was intentional. It lasted for about 20 seconds during the climb out. TSB Case Closed.
2010-04-21: UPDATE TSB: A10A0029: The flight crew of C-GIMN, a Canadian Helicopters Sikorsky S76 departing the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Heliport for the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Heliport, reported a green-colored laser being directed at the aircraft for approximately 20 seconds. There were no injuries reported and the flight continued without further incident.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0230
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-03-20 - 01:38
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CSY9
Aerodrome Name SYDNEY (CAPE BRETON REGIONAL HOSP) NS (Heli) (CSY9)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney (Cape Breton Regional Hosp) (CSY9)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0029
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 117178-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Security related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GIMM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED HELICOPTERES CANADIENS LIMITEE
Operator CANADIAN HELICOPTERS LIMITED/ HÉLICOPTÈRES CANADIENS LIMITÉE (11988) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SIKORSKY
SIKORSKY
Model S76A
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make ALLISON
Engine Model 250-C30S
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Laser interference

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