09-Jul-10 G-SARC Sikorsky S92 Isle of Harris, UK

During a manually flown SAR mission, in mountainous terrain, the aircraft entered IMC. While attempting to exit these conditions on a pre-briefed escape heading with the autopilot coupled, the autopilot entered an unexpected mode that resulted in the aircraft not responding as intended. The autopilot was disconnected and the flight continued manually without further incident.

Date
July 9, 2010
Reg
G-SARC
Make
Sikorsky
Model
S92
MSN
920052
Location
Harris Hills, Isle of Harris, Scotland
Country
UK
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
CHC-Scotia

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