Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Robinson R44, C-GYMG: Fatal accident occurred February 02, 2018 in St Joachim de Courval, Canada

NTSB Identification: CEN18WA098
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Friday, February 02, 2018 in St Joachim de Courval, Canada
Aircraft: Robinson R44, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On February 2, 2018, about 0145 UTC, a Robinson R44 helicopter, Canadian registry C-GYMG, owned and operated by a private operator, impacted in a field at St-Joachim-de-Courval, Quebec, Canada. A post impact fire ensued. The pilot and two passengers on board were fatally injured. The helicopter was destroyed. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the non-scheduled, personal cross-country flight that had departed from St-George-de-Beauce, Quebec, and was destined for St-Felix-de-Valois, Quebec, Canada.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Canada. Any further information regarding the investigation can be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage
4th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
Canada K1A 1K8
E-mail: airops@tsb.bst-bst.gc.ca

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from, the TSB of Canada.