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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174978
Last updated: 7 November 2019
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Date:21-JUN-1959
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic S55P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-55
Owner/operator:Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Seria -   Brunei
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:oil platform
Narrative:
Crashed in South China Sea 1,5 km off coast. French pilot Jean Cecille and six drilling crew.

Sources:

El Litoral 22 June 1959, p1
The Evening Independent 22 June 1959, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2015 09:21 TB Added
31-Mar-2015 20:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Oct-2017 20:47 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Source]
12-Nov-2017 15:34 TB Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2019 09:26 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]

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