Accident Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2 VT-ELH, 12 Aug 1988
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Pawan Hans/ONGC
Registration: VT-ELH
MSN: 6233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 km off Puducherry, Tamil Nadu -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chenai-Meenambahkam (13:30)
Destination airport:Sagar Prabhat oil rig
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Disappeared with two crew and eight passengers over the Bay of Bengal in bad weather. Helicopter tried to reach drilling ship Badrinath in bad visibility. Debrise found. Never recovered.

Flight International 23-29 May 1990
The Indian Express 14 August 1988, p1

Revision history:

16-Dec-2012 12:24 TB Added
11-Feb-2013 09:59 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 09:24 TB Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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