Accident at Conception Bay South

Summary

2015-06-08: TSB Report#A15A0033: The Safari 400 homebuilt helicopter was being operated on the owner?s property. The engine was being tested to ensure the governor was correctly installed. The helicopter became airborne by 2-3 feet and the operator lost control. The helicopter went sideways and struck the ground rolling on its side. The helicopter was destroyed but the pilot was not seriously injured.
2015-06-17: UPDATE: JRCC SARSUM Report#[H2015-00585]: Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) was advised that a helicopter had crashed in Long Pond, NL. The rescue coordination centre (RCC) and ambulance were already on scene and the sole occupant of the helicopter had been taken care of. No search and rescue (SAR) response was required.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0434
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Search and Rescue, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-06-01 - 17:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Conception Bay South
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0033
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Search and Rescue, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - inflight
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make SAFARI
Model SAFARI HELICOPTER
Year Built 2014
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make SUPERIOR
Engine Model XP-360
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart Recreational Aviation
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Destroyed
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Loss of control - inflight,Roll over

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