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

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