Manufacturing anomalies led to helicopter engine power loss in Canada
from PR Newswire via Aviation Pros
In its investigation report released recently, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada found that a Kamov Ka-32 helicopter operated by VIH Helicopters Ltd. suffered an engine power loss due to anomalies in engine components that were not detected by quality control during engine manufacture and assembly. On Aug. 4, 2013, a Kamov Ka-32 helicopter was carrying out forest fire suppression operations near Bella Coola, British Columbia, Canada, using a water bucket on a long line.
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