Accident Aérospatiale AS 350B C-FNTA,
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Date:Thursday 11 May 2006
Time:23:08 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale AS 350B
Owner/operator:West Coast Helicopters
Registration: C-FNTA
MSN: 1356
Year of manufacture:1980
Engine model:Turbomeca ARRIEL 1B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nanaimo Airport (CYCD) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Eurocopter ASTAR AS350B, [C-FNTA], was involved in training for high hover auto-rotations in the Nanaimo airport infield when it landed hard and set off the ELT. The training pilot performed a cursory inspection of the tailboom and climbed back into the helicopter. The flight crew found no adverse vibration or controllability problems in the hover and decided to return to their base of operations. Company maintenance examined the helicopter and determined that the tailboom showed minor wrinkling.


TC CADORS No.2006P0701

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