ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70843
Last updated: 23 December 2014
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Date:17-OCT-1988
Time:20:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-61N-II
Owner/operator:Bristow Helicopters
Registration: G-BDII
C/n / msn: 61-750
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NNE of Handa Island, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Stornoway (SYY/EGPO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the North Sea, opposite Loch Laxford, off the north-west coast of Scotland from a hover whilst on SAR mission. All four crew escaped safely.

Sources:
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/3-1989%20G-BDII.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2009 00:06 TB Added
11-Nov-2012 11:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Dec-2012 13:42 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2012 13:43 TB Updated [Time]
28-May-2013 02:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]
12-Jun-2013 16:32 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
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