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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121971
Last updated: 23 November 2017
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Date:04-JAN-1983
Time:18:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Wiking Helicopter Service
Registration: D-HOBA
C/n / msn: 30659
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Antarctica -   Antarctica
Phase: Landing
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:research ship Polarbjörn
Destination airport:shelf ice
Narrative:
Rolled over, caught fire and burnt out after suffering a white-out on landing about 15 km from the ship; German Antarctica Expedition.


Distance was not 1 km. At least 15 km. I was there!

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 18.1.83, p16
http://flugunfall-db.bfu-web.de/Statistik/FUS-Hubschrauberstatistik1973-1992.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2011 05:40 TB Added
30-Apr-2011 16:02 TB Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2013 03:41 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2015 07:33 79.254.197.221 Updated [Narrative]

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