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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 16 June 2016
Time:13:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 400MPA
Operator:Vietnam Coast Guard
Registration: 8983
C/n / msn: 482
First flight: 2012
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 22 km SW off Bach Long Vi Island (   Vietnam)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Destination airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar 400, operated by the Vietnam Coast Guard, was reported missing during a search mission off the Vietnamese coast.
The aircraft departed Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport at 09:30. Last contact with the flight was at 13:05. The aircraft was searching for a pilot of a Sukhoi Su-30MK2 jet that went missing on June 14. One pilot had already been rescued, one was still missing.

Sources:
» baodatviet.vn
» thanhniennews.com


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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