23-Jul-14 C-GTEQ Airbus AS350B3 Points North Landing, Canada

In the initial climb at less than 20ft agl and engine lost power and the pilot observed illumination of the overtorque warning light and heard the low rotor RPM warning tone. A forced landing was completed. There were no injuries to the pilot or passenger; the helicopter sustained substantial damage to the tail boom. After landing the pilot shut down the engine that was operating at idle.

CADORS 2014C2819

Date
July 23, 2014
Reg
C-GTEQ
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
7024
Location
Points North Landing, Saskatchewan
Country
Canada
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Geotech-Aviation

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