Flight Safety Report Summary on the February 2018 CH-146 incident

Media Advisory / August 20, 2018

Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has concluded their investigation into an incident involving a CH-146 Griffon helicopter in Opa-Locka, Florida, on February 28, 2018, where a life raft fell from the helicopter, and through the roof of a house.

This document, called an Epilgoue, is a summary of the investigation.

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