ANC06WA139
ANC06WA139

On September 24, 2006, about 2350 universal coordinated time (UTC), a Bell 204B helicopter, Canadian registration C-GSHK, operated by Heli-Lift International Inc., Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada, departed from Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan, on a VFR flight with an external load for an unknown destination. At 2340 UTC, the pilot reported via radio that he had experienced a problem with a door. The helicopter was observed to descend to the ground where it was destroyed by impact and postimpact fire. The pilot, the sole occupant, received fatal injuries.

This report is for information purposes only. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Quebec K1A 1K8
Canada
(819) 994-4252

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