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Heli-ski Incident At Bobby Burns

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Glad to hear no injurys and all walked away.





Cadors Number: 2010P0016

Reporting Region: Pacific

Occurrence Information

Occurrence Type: Incident

Occurrence Date: 2010-01-05

Occurrence Time: 1730 Z

Day Or Night: day-time

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Canadian Aerodrome ID:

Aerodrome Name:

Occurrence Location: 20 Miles South of Golden BC

Province: British Columbia

Country: CANADA

World Area: North America

Reported By: TSB

AOR Number:

TSB Class Of Investigation:

TSB Occurrence No:

Aircraft Information

Flight #:

Aircraft Category: Helicopter

Country of Registration: CANADA


Model: 206L 1

Year Built: 1979

Amateur Built: No

Engine Make: ALLISON

Engine Model: 250-C30P

Engine Type: Turbo shaft

Gear Type:

Phase of Flight: Unknown

Damage: Unknown



Operator Type: Commercial

Event Information

Propeller/rotor strike

Detail Information

User Name: Samson, Donna

Date: 2010-01-06

Further Action Required: Yes

O.P.I.: Commercial & Business Aviation

Narrative: The Transportation Safety Board reported that an Alpine Helicopters Bell B206 L1 (C-FALC) suffered a blade strike while conducting heli-ski operations after encountering white-out conditions at Bobby Burns Lodge, approximately 20 miles south of Golden, BC. The incident occurred at approximately 09:30 PDT on January 5, 2010. The pilot and two passengers are reported to be uninjured. The extent of the damage to the helicopter is unknown.


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