Loss of tail-rotor effectiveness, Highland Helicopters Ltd., Bell 206B Jet Ranger-III (helicopter), C-GOPK, Tchentlo Lake, British Columbia, 04 May 2016: TU3-5/16-0069E-PDF

“On 04 May 2016, at 0726 Pacific Daylight Time, a Highland Helicopters Ltd. Bell 206B Jet Ranger-III (registration C-GOPK, serial number 3247) was conducting infrared scanning over a logged area about 112 nautical miles northwest of Prince George, British Columbia, when the helicopter spun uncommanded to the right several times and descended to the ground. The helicopter was destroyed on impact, and all 3 persons on board were seriously injured. There was no post-impact fire. The 406-megahertz emergency locator transmitter activated. The 3 injured occupants were transported to the hospital by another Highland Helicopters Ltd. aircraft that was working in the area"--Summary, t.p.

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Title Loss of tail-rotor effectiveness, Highland Helicopters Ltd., Bell 206B Jet Ranger-III (helicopter), C-GOPK, Tchentlo Lake, British Columbia, 04 May 2016
Series Title Aviation investigation report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Perte d’efficacité du rotor de queue, Highland Helicopters Ltd., Bell 206B Jet Ranger-III (hélicoptère) (C-GOPK), lac Tchentlo (Colombie-Britannique), 4 mai 2016.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 13 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-09356-7
Catalogue Number
  • TU3-5/16-0069E-PDF
Subject Terms Aircraft accidents, Helicopters, Investigations