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Date:04-MAR-2019
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)
Category:Accident
Location:18 nm WNW of Timmins, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
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
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

Local paper and CTV.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/kapuskasing-couple-helicopter-missing-1.5048312
https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ccarcs-riacc/ADet.aspx?id=525690&rfr=RchSimp.aspx
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/7956810

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

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Images:


Photo: TSB

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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