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06-Aug-13 C-GKSH Eurocopter AS350B2 Forrest Lake, Canada

After touching down, two of the three passengers got out of the helicopter while the engine and rotor were still running. The passenger on the right removed his gear from the cargo bay and proceeded to the front of the helicopter where he was struck by the rotating rotor blade. CADORS 2013C3288

06-Aug-13

11-Sep-12 C-GKSH Eurocopter AS350B2 Sept-ÃŽles, Canada

Tail rotor struck sand bank on take-off.   Substantial damage included the tail rotor, tailboom, tail rotor gearbox, horizontal stabilizer, 1 main rotor blade and the long shaft.  CADAORS ref 2012Q2152

11-Sep-12

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Capitale Hélicoptère appoint new Chief Instructor

Capitale Hélicoptère appoint new Chief Instructor

Join me in welcoming our new Chief Instructor, Martin Massicotte. Originally from Quebec, Martin brings a wealth of experience to the team with an impressive curriculum: 11,000 flying hours, including more than 5000 instruction, Instructor Class 1 night flying and instrument flying, he flew many types of light and medium helicopters as well as single… Read more »

Source: Capitale Hélicoptère, 30-Aug-12

04-Jul-12 N561CH Robinson R44 Tallahassee, US-Florida

Crashed into lake – student pilot on night training exercise

04-Jul-12

Capitale Hélicoptère selects EC130 to support utility missions in Quebec

Capitale Hélicoptère selects EC130 to support utility missions in Quebec

Capitale Hélicoptère has chosen its fourth EC130 B4 aircraft to assist with utility missions throughout Quebec. The sale was confirmed today with Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) at Heli-Expo 2012 in Dallas, Texas. “The EC130 B4 is a versatile aircraft that is suitable for a variety of missions,” said Guy Joannes, President and CEO, ECL. “We… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 14-Feb-12

Quebec’s Capitale Hélicoptère receives EC130, AS350B2 and AS350B3

Quebec’s Capitale Hélicoptère receives EC130, AS350B2 and AS350B3

With the delivery of three new helicopters in October 2011 from the Eurocopter Canada Limited (ECL) facility in Fort Erie, Ontario, Capitale Hélicoptère’s fleet will have a total of 11 Eurocopter aircraft consisting of 5 AS350 B2’s, 3 EC130 B4’s, 2 AS350 B3’s and 1 EC120 B available for the 2011-2012 operating season. “We are… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter Canada, 03-Nov-11

Capitale Helicoptere orders three AW169s

Capitale Helicoptere orders three AW169s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Capitale Helicoptere of Canada has signed a contract for three AW169 helicopters. These aircraft will be used to perform charter, VIP transport, utility and medevac operations. This contract marks the first Canadian order for the AW169 helicopter. A significant number of firm orders have already been… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Jul-11

24-Jun-11 C-FSKV Robinson R44 Schefferville, Canada (1F)

landing accident.  Registration assumed from reports of it being a 2008 build R44 registered to Capitale Hélicoptère and this is the only such aircraft.  25 year old pilot Allain Da Encarnacao survived, 65 year old passenger Andre Lafontaine did not.

24-Jun-11

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