02-Feb-11 C-GBGT Eurocopter AS350B2 Bob Quinn Lake, Canada

After dropping a group of skiers, helicopter was proceeding down, on the other side of the mountain ridge (due to local weather conditions) to the pick-up point. While en route, the helicopter encountered marginal VMC and attempted to descend through a break in the cloud. The helicopter contacted snow covered terrain and began rolling down the slope. The pilot was not injured. The helicopter received substantial damage. CADAORS ref 2011P0165

Date
February 2, 2011
Reg
C-GBGT
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS350
MSN
4015
Location
vicinity of Bob Quinn Lake (BC) app coord 56 45N 130 03W
Country
Canada
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Slave-Lake-Helicopters
Link 1
http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/cadors-screaq/qs.aspx?lang=eng

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