ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73337
Last updated: 19 May 2013
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Narrative:The Robinson R22 helicopter (C-GWGX) crashed at the Campbell River airport during a practice autorotation with two pilots onboard. During the last stages of the autorotation, the pilot did not open the throttle sufficiently enough to re-engage the engine and return to powered flight. Subsequently the aircraft sustained a hard landing and sustained substantial damage. Neither pilot was injured in the accident.
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Campbell River, British Columbia -
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