13-Mar-11 C-GIYZ Hughes 369D Conklin, Canada

On short final the pilot elected to change the touchdown point. During manoeuvre, the tail rotor struck a large rock. The tail rotor drive shaft sheared and the tail rotor sustained substantial damage; helicopter remained upright on landing. Sole occupant pilot was not injured. CADAORS ref 2011C0797

Date:
13 March, 2011
Reg:
C-GIYZ
Make:
MD Helicopters
MSN:
1096D
Location:
15 NM SE Conklin, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Mustang-Helicopters
Link:
http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/cadors-screaq/qs.aspx?lang=eng

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