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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21414
Last updated: 14 July 2019
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Date:08-NOV-1983
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-76A
Owner/operator:Icelandic Coast Guard
Registration: TF-RAN
C/n / msn: 760081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Western Fjords -   Iceland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Coastguard vessel Odin
Destination airport:Reykjafik (RKV/BIRK)
Narrative:
TF-RAN Crashed in Iceland's Western fjords near H÷f­astr÷nd during training mission. The helicopter was used for SAR missions. The helicopter departed it's base Reykjafik (RKV/BIRK) and flew to the Coasguard vessel "Odin". The helicopter crashed at night, shortly after take off from the vessel's helideck. The wreckage was located by the crane of the Odin, at a depth of 90 meters.
The crew of the helicopter was Bj÷rn Jˇnsson (commander), ١rhallur Karlsson (commander), Ingi Sigurjˇnsson (mate) and Bjarni John (aircraft mechanic).

Sources:

-World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
-Guide at the Maritime Museum in Reykjavik.
https://www.mbl.is/myndasafn/mynd/130203/
https://www.mbl.is/myndasafn/mynd/14476/
http://www.lhg.is/frettirogutgafa/frettir/nr/2670


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2008 02:51 Bleiente Added
22-Jun-2008 04:52 Taildragger Updated
22-Jun-2008 05:24 gallo Updated
22-Jun-2008 11:56 harro Updated
22-Jun-2008 14:18 JINX Updated
11-Jun-2010 13:06 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Country, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
11-Jun-2010 13:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Jun-2010 13:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Nov-2012 13:51 TB Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative]
28-Mar-2015 13:14 jevage Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2017 18:09 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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