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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32689
Last updated: 31 August 2020
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Date:12-MAR-1990
Time:20:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S58T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-58ET
Owner/operator:Helicsa
Registration: EC-DDR
C/n / msn: 58-1617
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sierra Leone River, near Freetown -   Sierra Leone
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Freetown-Lungi Airport
Destination airport:Freetown Aberdeen Heliport
Narrative:
En route at night across river estuary aircraft descended into water which was covered with fine layer of mist. Co pilot saw water at last moment but insufficient time to warn pilot. 3 crew and 9 pax died.

Former German Air Force H-34G-III 80+94

Sources:

flugzeugforum.de
WAAS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-Jul-2010 09:11 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2016 15:52 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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