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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32954
Last updated: 22 September 2017
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Date:02-JAN-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Maersk Air
Registration: OY-HMC
C/n / msn: 30864
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:22nm E of the Dan-B Offshore Inslallation, North Sea -   Denmark
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:EKEB Esbjerg Airport
Destination airport:Gorm Field offshore
Narrative:
Impacted the sea with a high nose up attitude during a storm, one hour into the flight, after a failure of the tail rotor drive quill spline coupling. The aircraft capsized and floated inverted for about 10 minutes. The two pilots and one passenger died.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 3.1.1984
http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1282780
Departure and destination corrected by Transport Manager, Maersk Oil, 2014.
WAAS
CAP1144
https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files/dfu/NPA%202016-01.pdf (see Section 7)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Apr-2011 16:28 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Jun-2014 14:46 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Sep-2014 20:09 80.198.97.226 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
17-Apr-2016 17:23 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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