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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154926
Last updated: 22 September 2017
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Date:12-AUG-1981
Time:04:35 GMT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Bristow Helicopters Limited
Registration: G-BIJF
C/n / msn: 31163
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SE of Dunlin Alpha, East Shetland Basin, North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brent Bravo Offshore Installation
Destination airport:Dunlin Alpha Offshore Installation
Narrative:
The loss of control of the aircraft was due to the commander disorientation while turning back in deteriorating conditions while attempting to fly in visual contact (VFR) with the sea at night. The aircraft was being flown single pilot. The passengers were not required by Shell to wear survival suits during inter-rig transfers.

Sources:

1. https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/10-1982-bell-212-g-bijf-12-august-1981
2. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1983/1983%20-%200747.html
3. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=14410
4. http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-BIJF.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2013 12:36 ryan Added
03-Jun-2013 02:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
08-Nov-2013 15:50 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
06-Jun-2014 21:09 TB Updated [Operator]
23-Oct-2015 18:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Embed code]
17-Jan-2016 21:19 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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