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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162039
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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.


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

Revision history:

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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