NTSB Identification: CEN09WA607
Accident occurred Friday, August 28, 2009 in Némisko, Canada
Aircraft: EUROCOPTER AS350 B2, registration:
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 28, 2009, at 1200 eastern daylight time, a Eurocopter model AS350 B2 (AStar), s/n 3292, Canadian registration C-FHAP, experienced a loss of engine power during cruise flight near Némisko, Québec, Canada. The helicopter was substantially damaged during the subsequent forced landing to a lake shoreline. The pilot and 2 passengers were not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Government. Further information may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 1K8

Phone: 1 (800) 387-3557
Fax: 1 (819) 997-2239
E-mail: airops@tsb.gc.ca
Webpage: http://www.tsb.gc.ca

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

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