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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222758
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Time:c. 20:00`
Type:Silhouette image of generic R66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R66
Owner/operator:Helico Blais
Registration: C-GAUA
MSN: 0142
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:18 nm WNW of Timmins, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Sudbury Airport, ON (YSB/CYSB)
Destination airport:Fauquier, ON
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The privately operated Robinson R66 helicopter, was conducting a cross country flight from Nashville/John C Tune (KJWN), TN to Fauquier, ON. The helicopter landed at several airports along the route, the last being Sudbury (CYSB), ON, after which it departed for a night VFR flight to its final destination. The helicopter was reported overdue, and an extensive search was conducted; the wreckage was located on 11 March 2019, approximately 18 nautical miles west northwest of Timmins (Victor M. Power) (CYTS), ON. The two occupants were fatally injured.


Local paper and CTV.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report



Photo: TSB

Revision history:

09-Mar-2019 10:04 hondacom Added
09-Mar-2019 10:04 harro Updated [Source, Damage]
09-Mar-2019 16:43 Geno Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source]
11-Mar-2019 20:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
11-Mar-2019 20:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-Mar-2019 21:03 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
16-Apr-2019 19:35 harro Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Aug-2019 15:43 harro Updated [Time, Photo, Accident report, ]

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