Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Atlantic Audio 4:05 PM AT

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Atlantic Audio 4:05 PM AT

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AT05 - (Helicopter-Crash-Report)

QUEBEC CITY. x-15s. A new report into a fatal helicopter crash in northern New Brunswick says low altitude and speed made it difficult for the pilot to see or avoid unmarked power lines spanning a river. Jean-Marc Ledoux of the Transportation Safety Board says the pilot was likely unaware of the power transmission cables spanning the Restigouche River and did not see the lines before the helicopter collided with them.

("...the cable.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The report released today says fatigue may have impacted the pilot's decision-making abilities and performance, as he had had limited sleep.

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AT06 - (Helicopter-Crash-Report)

QUEBEC CITY. x-10s. A new report into a fatal helicopter crash in northern New Brunswick says low altitude and speed made it difficult for the pilot to see or avoid unmarked power lines spanning a river. …

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