Accident Robinson R44 C-GGBP, Saturday 6 July 2002
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Date:Saturday 6 July 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Robinson R44
Registration: C-GGBP
Year of manufacture:1996
Engine model:Avco Lycoming O-540-F1B5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Atlin Lake, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
While on a local VFR flight out of Atlin, BC C-GGBP was landing on the shore of Atlin Lake when a gust of wind flipped them over. The pilot received minor injuries and the passengers were uninjured., 2002-07-11 - Update from the TSB: The pilot of a Robinson R44 Helicopter (C-GGBP) was approaching to land at a fishing camp, following a local flight. On final approach, a gust of wind caused the pilot to lose directional control. The helicopter rolled over and suffered extensive damage when it struck the ground; there were no reported injuries.


CADORS 2002P0605

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