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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 128905
Last updated: 23 November 2017
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Date:09-JUL-1978
Time:21:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Petroleum Helicopters (PHI)
Registration: N90223
C/n / msn: 30712
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Penrod Rig 31 offshore installation, GOM -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Penrod Rig 31
Destination airport:Morgan City, LA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Collision with offshore installation structure during tale off. 7 serious injuries.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION

FACTOR(S)
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER

REMARKS
NO LIGHTS OR VISIBLE HORIZON,MOON 1/4 FULL BEHIND TKOF PATH. COLLIDED WITH OIL RIG.

Sources:

WAAS
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=40367&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2014 18:17 TB Updated [Operator]
23-Aug-2014 12:41 Aerossurance Updated [Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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