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Engine Failure Over Calgary


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Cadors Number: 2014C4234 Occurrence Category(ies):
  • Other
  • System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Occurrence Information Occurrence Type: Accident Occurrence Date: 2014-10-31 Occurrence Time: 2311 Z Day Or Night: day-time Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Canadian Aerodrome ID: Aerodrome Name: Occurrence Location: In the vicinity of: CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC) Province: Alberta TC Region: Prairie and Northern Region Country: Canada World Area: North America Reported By:
AOR Number: 181036-V2 TSB Class Of Investigation: TSB Occurrence No:
Occurrence Event Information

Aircraft Information Registration Mark: FRCG Foreign Registration: Flight #: Flight Rule: VFR Aircraft Category: Helicopter Country of Registration: Canada Aircraft Make: ROBINSON Aircraft Model: R44 II Year Built: 2008 Amateur Built: No Engine Make: AVCO LYCOMING Engine Model: IO-540-AE1A5 Engine Type: Reciprocating Gear Type: Land Phase Of Flight: Cruise Damage: No Damage Owner: L R HELICOPTERS INC. Operator: L R HELICOPTERS INC. (16122) Operator Type: Commercial CARs Subpart:
Aircraft Event Information
  • Engine failure
  • Declared emergency/priority
  • Forced landing

Occurrence Summary Date: 2014-11-03 Further Action Required: No O.P.I.: Narrative: A L R Helicopters Robinson R44 II (C-FRCG) on a local flight from Calgary, AB (CYYC) declared mayday due engine failure, auto-rotated safely to ground. Passing VFR traffic confirmed aircraft landed safely, pilot advised no help required and he would contact company. Landed safely at Glenmore Reservoir. No impact to operations.

Please note that for the most part, CADORS reports contain preliminary, unconfirmed data which can be subject to change.

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