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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240436
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:12-AUG-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350B2
Owner/operator:Canadian Helicopters
Registration: C-GNZF
C/n / msn: 4419
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Accident
Location:near Sacré-Coeur, QC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Eurocopter AS350B2 operated by Canadian Helicopters Ltd, was on an external load flight between two power lines in the Sacré-Coeur, QC area when the main rotor contacted and severed a power cable. The pilot felt vibrations and immediately dropped and released the external load to the ground. The aircraft was positioned away from the load or landed safely. The main rotor was damaged and there were no injuries.

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Aug-2020 14:32 harro Added
18-Oct-2020 09:11 harro Updated [Narrative]

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