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Date:17-SEP-2002
Time:20:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-76A
Owner/operator:Canadian Helicopters
Registration: C-GIMM
MSN: 760044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location: -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The flight crew of C-GIMM, a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter operated by Canadian Helicopters Limited, were carrying out a single-engine approach to a pad landing as part of a local training flight at the London International airport. Rotor RPM drooped in the flare and the helicopter landed hard, causing substantial damage but no injury.

Sources:

TC CADORS No.2002O1290


Images:

Photo of C-GIMM courtesy AirHistory.net


Vancouver - International (CYVR / YVR)
June 1983; (c) Gary Vincent

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