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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162039
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:18-JUN-2001
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell AB 212AM
Owner/operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI)
Registration: MM81209
C/n / msn: 5824
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 mi E of Augusta (SR), Sicily -   Italy
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched in sea in darkness and rough weather during Exercise Canale. Crew and one observer seriously injured. All rescued safely and helicopter sank at 2,500 meters of water.

Sources:

Scramble
Flight International 24-30 September 2001, p43
AFM September 2001, p70


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Nov-2013 20:39 TB Added
11-Nov-2013 11:06 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
11-Nov-2013 11:17 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2013 17:31 TB Updated [Date]
14-Oct-2019 17:59 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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