Sikorsky Newfoundland -NTSB Report March 12, 2009

CEN09RA205

On March 12, 2009, about 0926 ADT, Atlantic Daylight Time, a Sikorsky S-92A helicopter, Canadian registry C-GZCH, operated by Cougar Helicopters, impacted the waters of the North Atlantic about 28 miles east of Cape Spear near St. John’s, Newfoundland. There were two pilots and 16 passengers on board the helicopter. One passenger survived with serious injuries, but the other occupants were fatally injured. The helicopter was en route from St. John’s International Airport (CYYT) to an offshore oil platform in the Hibernia oil field. The pilot made a MAYDAY call due to a mechanical difficulty, and was returning to St. John’s at the time of the accident. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and the sea state had 3 – 5 meter swells. An instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan was filed.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Canada. Any further information may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
J8X 4B7

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

RSS Plane Crash News

  • An error has occurred, which probably means the feed is down. Try again later.

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
August 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
  • At Least 24 Dead, 19 Injured After Bus Crashes in Ecuador https://t.co/Ym4QqZKVw5
    about 13 hours ago
  • Kuwait Airways Flight Suffers Runway Excursion at Cochin International Airport https://t.co/MccKdStgpX
    about 13 hours ago
  • Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike https://t.co/tqyuy0fVEr
    about 13 hours ago
  • Croatia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zagreb https://t.co/71mqi2sOJF
    about 13 hours ago
  • Dozens killed in Italian bridge collapse https://t.co/uwR9zQW0uf
    about 13 hours ago