Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

Summary

2020-09-14: A Canadian Helicopters Aerospatiale AS 350 B-2 (C-GAHH) from Normal Wells, NT (CYVQ) to Norman Wells, NT (CYVQ) departed CYVQ at 1530Z with a sling load. Shortly after departure, the flight service station (FSS) noticed an item falling from the load attached to a parachute over the road on the east side of the airport, on the approach path to Runway 28. FSS advised C-GAHH and they had a crew ready to pick up the item. No impact to operations.

Details


CADORS Number 2020C3133
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2020-09-11 - 1530 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYVQ
Aerodrome Name NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 267571-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories External load related occurrences
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GAHH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Canadian Helicopters Limited - Hélicoptères Canadiens Limitée
Operator CANADIAN HELICOPTERS/HÉLICOPTÈRES CANADIENS (11988) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
AEROSPATIALE
Model AS 350 B-2
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make TURBOMECA
Engine Model ARRIEL 1D1
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule VFR
CARS Subpart Unknown
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'External load'

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