NTSB Identification: CEN11WA269
Accident occurred Friday, December 10, 2010 in Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada
Aircraft: EUROCOPTER AS-350-B2, registration:
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

On December 10, 2010, about 0900 eastern standard time, a Canadian registered Eurocopter AS-350-B2, C-FORS, operated by Forest Helicopters, sustained substantial damage during an autorotation landing after a loss of engine power during takeoff near Pickle Lake, Ontario. The commercial pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight departed Pickle Lake on a local flight about 0825.

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

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

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