Incident Disclosure 2015

Helicopter Engine #2 Fire Indication

September 1, 2015

On September 1, 2015, while approximately 100 nm from St. John’s and en route to the GSF Grand Banks drilling rig, Cougar Flight CGR151 experienced an intermittent Fire Warning Light on the #2 engine. There were no secondary indications of fire. As per protocol, the crew initiated a return to St. John’s. Cougar declared a Level 2 Search and Rescue (SAR) and the SAR helicopter was dispatched to escort the helicopter back to base. The flight arrived safely at the airport at approximately 10:30 a.m. The aircraft was carrying 10 passengers and two crew. Cougar Maintenance department inspected the aircraft and confirmed it was a false indication.

Media Contacts:

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

Husky Energy:
Colleen McConnell
Husky Energy Communications
t. (709) 724-3504

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

Incident Disclosures 2015

November 30, 2015High Potential Near Miss
October 12, 2015Grease Fire in Galley
October 8, 2015Helicopter Experiences Fuel Bypass Indicators
October 2, 2015Flame Detection
October 2, 2015Unauthorized Discharge
September 2, 2015Major Hydrocarbon Gas Release
September 1, 2015Helicopter Engine #2 Fire Indication
August 20, 2015Major Injury
July 29, 2015Major Hydrocarbon Gas Release
July 2, 2015Helicopter experiences low oil pressure indication
May 16, 2015Person Overboard from West Hercules
May 5, 2015Helicopter Engine #2 Power Loss
March 4, 2015Manual disconnect from well due to weather
February 19, 2015Helicopter on the Helideck of the Hibernia GBS