22-Oct-15 C-FOHE MD Helicopters MD500D Paynton, Canada (2F)

A 55-year-old male pilot from Campbell River, B.C., and a 35-year-old male passenger from Prince Albert, Sask., were the only 2 POB when it crashed. They were pronounced dead at the scene.  Helicopter was contracted by electric utility SaskPower to access and repair power poles and struck a powerline causing the aircraft to crash.  Post crash fire completely consumed the aircraft.

CADORS 2015C3940

Date
October 22, 2015
Reg
C-FOHE
Make
MD Helicopters
Model
MD500D
MSN
0942D
Location
on an island in the North Saskatchewan River. nr Paynton, Saskatchewan
Country
Canada
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Oceanview-Helicopters
Link 1
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/2-dead-after-helicopter-crash-north-of-paynton-sask-1.3284775
Link 2
http://edmontonjournal.com/news/national/helicopter-crashes-on-north-saskatchewan-river-near-paynton
Link 3
http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/tsb-will-be-deploying-a-team-of-investigators-to-a-helicopter-accident-near-paynton-saskatchewan-536081151.html

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