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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168996
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:18-AUG-2014
Time:19:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic S64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-64E
Owner/operator:Helicopter Transport Services Inc
Registration: N720HT
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lindsay Lake, SK -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Slinging a hydro tower into position. After positioning the tower, the ground crew secured two of the support cables to their foundations. The pole was then shifted to accommodate securing of the remaining two support cables. As the two secured cables became taut, the pilot felt a bump and the helicopter became unstable. The pilot then released the load and was able to regain control of the helicopter. The helicopter then landed safely. There were no injuries and there was no damage to the helicopter.

Sources:

Cadors Number: 2014C3261


Revision history:

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22-Aug-2014 07:21 Aerossurance Added

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