27-Jul-14 C-FGSG Bell 206L Ekati Diamond Mines, Canada

In visibility of 1 mile in smoke, the helicopter overflew a lake with a glassy surface. The pilot lost visual reference and the helicopter collided with the water surface, pitched inverted, and sank. The pilot and both passengers egressed from the helicopter with only minor injuries.

CADORS 2014C2858

Date
July 27, 2014
Reg
C-FGSG
Make
Bell
Model
B206
MSN
45115
Location
28 miles East of the Ekati Diamond Mines
Country
Canada
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Great-Slave-Helicopters

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