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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152875
Last updated: 7 March 2021
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Date:02-JUN-2008
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW139
Owner/operator:Abu Dhabi Aviation
Registration: A6-BBB
C/n / msn: 31028
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Abu Dhabi -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in the Arabian Gulf at night following suspected pilot-induced loss of control. Two crew, a Shaikh and three staff killed.

Sources:

https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/461593-aw139-accident-rate-discussion-4.html


Images:

Photo of A6-BBB courtesy AirHistory.net


Dubai - International (OMDB / DXB)
20 November 2005; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

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