Incident Eurocopter AS 332L1 Super Puma C-GGKX, Tuesday 4 January 2011
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Date:Tuesday 4 January 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 332L1 Super Puma
Owner/operator:CHC Global Operations
Registration: C-GGKX
MSN: 2468
Year of manufacture:1997
Engine model:Turbomeca MAKILA 1A1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Boundary Bay, BC -   Canada
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:CZBB
Destination airport:CZBB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
While performing ground tests for rotor balancing adjustments, after maintenance - with first engine at 97%, the 2nd engine was started. The helicopter started to lift off - though collective was down, 3 engineers exited helicopter. Pilot on board was shutting down both engines when the helicopter rolled over port side - striking rotors and substantially damaging the helicopter.


CADORS 2011P0022

Revision history:

19-Jan-2011 18:15 bizjets101 Added
20-Jan-2011 13:29 Anon. Updated [Location]
03-Feb-2011 03:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
03-Aug-2014 20:03 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source]

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