ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56937
Last updated: 31 July 2014
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Date:20-NOV-1997
Time:10:40 local
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helibrás UH-12 Esquilo (AS 350)
Owner/operator:Brazilian Navy (Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil
Registration: N-7056
C/n / msn: 1664/HB1056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Red Platform A in the Campos Basin off Rio de Janeiro -   Brazil
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Red Platform A, Campos Basin, Rio de Janeiro
Narrative:
Ex-PT-HMR: written off (damaged beyond repair) 20 November 1997 when crashed near Red Platform A in the Campos Basin off Rio de Janeiro. According to the official Brazilian Navy (Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil) website:

"20 November 1997 Squirrel registration N-7056 crashed into the sea near Red Platform A (Campos Basin) around 10:40. The crew (four) were rescued by a tug and part of the wreckage were collected by patrol vessel Gurupi"

Sources:
1. http://www.scramble.nl [Scramble 292]
2. http://www.helis.com/database/cn/3456/
3. http://www.desastresaereos.net/acidentes_helicopteros_03.htm#1997
4. http://www.naval.com.br/anb/ANB-aeronaves/Helibras_Esquilo/Helibras_Esquilo.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
20-Oct-2012 09:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Source]
07-Mar-2013 13:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Narrative]
05-Jul-2014 00:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jul-2014 01:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
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