Accident Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil C-GRJO,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 349422
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Date:Thursday 7 December 2023
Time:19:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale AS 350B2 Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Héli Express
Registration: C-GRJO
MSN: 4277
Year of manufacture:2007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chevery Airport, QC (YHR/CYHR) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:La Tabatiere Airport, QC (CTU5)
Destination airport:Chevery Airport, QC (YHR/CYHR)
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The AS 350B2 operated by Héli Express, was on a visual flight rules flight from La Tabatiere Airport, QC (CTU5) to Chevery, QC (CYHR) as part of a pilot proficiency check (PPC) with a pilot and an approved check pilot (ACP) on board. During the approach to runway 25 in right crosswind conditions, a hydraulic failure was simulated. On landing, a loss of yaw control occurred, the ACP took control and the helicopter struck the ground at the left edge of the runway.
One occupant suffered minor injuries and the helicopter sustained substantial damage. The emergency locator transmitter (ELT) was activated.


TSB A23Q0159

Revision history:

28-Dec-2023 18:25 harro Added
28-Dec-2023 18:44 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Damage]

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