On March 1, 2011, at 1618 eastern standard time, a Robinson R44II, Canadian registration C-FNZO, collided with the terrain in Forestville, Canada, shortly after departing from the Forestville Airport (CYFE). The helicopter was substantially damaged. The pilot and passenger received minor injuries. The intended destination for the helicopter was the Jean Lesage International Airport (CYQB), Quebec City, Canada. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, the helicopter was one in a flight of three that stopped to refuel at CYFE. All three helicopters were mistakenly fueled with Jet B fuel. The two other helicopters made off airport landings without incident. The accident helicopter was damaged during an off airport landing in a residential area near the airport.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Canada. Any further information may be obtained from:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
200 Promenade du Portage
Place du Centre, 4th Floor
Hull, Quebec K1A 1K8
Web site: http://www.tsb.gc.ca
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