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Date:12-AUG-1988
Time:afternoon
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
C/n / 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
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chenai-Meenambahkam (13:30)
Destination airport:Sagar Prabhat oil rig
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

http://www.coptercrazy.co.uk/
Flight International 23-29 May 1990
The Indian Express 14 August 1988, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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