Helicopter tumbles down mountain near Tulita, N.W.T., injuring pilot - News Summed Up

Helicopter tumbles down mountain near Tulita, N.W.T., injuring pilot


The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a helicopter toppled down the side of a mountain near Tulita, N.W.T., last month, leaving the pilot with serious injuries. It happened on Feb. 15 in a helicopter operated by Great Slave Helicopters, for Sahtu Helicopters. The pilot attempted to lift the machine off the pad but lost control, and the helicopter tumbled roughly 91 metres down the mountain. The incident happened just outside the community. It was -30 C at the time of the incident, he said, adding it happened near Bear Rock.


Source: CBC News March 08, 2018 19:37 UTC



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