Incident Disclosure 2016

Helicopter Return to Base

October 5, 2016

Husky Energy has reported that on October 4, 2016, a Cougar helicopter while enroute from St. John’s to the SeaRose FPSO, experienced a Tail Rotor De-Ice fail warning light approximately 50 nautical miles North East of St. John’s. There were 11 passengers and two flight crew onboard.

The helicopter returned to St. John’s. Following trouble shooting, Cougar Helicopters identified, resolved and function tested the aircraft which has since been returned to service.

Media Contacts:

Cougar Helicopters:
Candace Moakler
Public Affairs Officer
t. (709) 758-4041

Husky Energy:
Mel Duvall
Manager, Media and Issues
t. (403) 513-7602

Sean Kelly APR, FCPRS
Manager of Public Relations
t. (709) 778-1418
c. (709) 689-0713

Incident Disclosures 2016

Nov 28, 2016Injured Worker – Injuries to Chin and Wrist
Oct 5, 2016Helicopter Return to Base
Aug 1, 2016Injured Worker – Hip Injury
Jul 15, 2016Unauthorized Discharge/Impairment of Safety Critical Equipment
May 11, 2016Flame Detection
May 6, 2016Major Injury
Apr 26, 2016High Potential Near Miss
Apr 8, 2016High Potential Near Miss/Dropped Object
Apr 1, 2016High Potential Near Miss
Feb 18, 2016Unauthorized Discharge of Glycol
Feb 2, 2016Helicopter Incident – Bird Strike
Jan 19, 2016Near Miss – Empty Container Lost Overboard