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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186973
Last updated: 31 July 2020
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Date:17-APR-2016
Time:21:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic S92 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-92A
Owner/operator:Cougar Helicopters
Registration: C-GIKN
C/n / msn: 920126
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:St Johns Airport, NL -   Canada
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While taxying at St. Johnís airport to reposition the helicopter from one hangar to another the main rotor blade tips made contact with a hangar. The helicopter sustained minor damage to the main rotor blade tips from the initial contact. Secondary minor damage to a tail rotor and the fuselage occurred when material that separated in the initial contact struck the tail rotor and other parts of the helicopter. No injuries reported.

Sources:

CADORS 2016A0387


Images:

Photo of C-GIKN courtesy AirHistory.net


Saint John's - International (CYYT / YYT)
10 June 2011; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-May-2016 08:26 Aerossurance Added
06-May-2016 08:27 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]

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