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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268542
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Time:15:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic G2CA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Guimbal Cabri G2
Owner/operator:Synergy Aviation
Registration: C-GSYN
MSN: 1176
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:54 nm SW of CYMT -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chibougamau/Chapais Airport, QC (YMT/CYMT)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
A Guimbal Cabri G2 operated by Synergy Aviation Ltd., took off under visual flight rules (VFR) from Chibougamau/Chapais, QC (CYMT) with 1 pilot on board to conduct magnetometer survey work at about 200 feet above ground level. While flying over a lake in glassy water conditions, the pilot made a course correction and struck the surface of the lake approximately 54 nautical miles southwest of CYMT. The pilot sustained minor injuries and exited the aircraft. The pilot sustained minor injuries and exited the helicopter submerged inverted. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and sank. The pilot swam to shore, managed to report his crash, and a few hours later was rescued by the Canadian Forces Search and Rescue helicopter.



Revision history:

14-Oct-2021 17:35 harro Added

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