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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42572
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1982
Time:13:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-1 LongRanger II
Owner/operator:Offshore Logistics
Registration: N1081H
C/n / msn: 45406
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Houma, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Houma, LA
Destination airport:Houma, LA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS ENROUTE TO THE SHIP SHOAL AREA IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. ANOTHER PLT WHO DEPARTED EARLIER ADVISED THE PLT THAT HE & ANOTHER ACFT HAD TURNED AROUND & WAS RETURNING AFTER ENCOUNTERING A LOW CEILING & REDUCED VISIBILITY. THE SURVIVING PAX STATED THAT THE ACFT DEPARTED SOUTHWEST CLIMBING TO ABOUT 400 FT. AS THE ACFT GOT CLOSER TO THE EDGE OF THE GULF HE COULD SEE THICKER HAZE, FOGGY LAND & THE ACFT DROPPED DOWN TO ABOUT 200 FT. IT WOULD BE CLEAR THEN OBSCURED & HE COULD NOT SEE THE GROUND. 45 SEC TO 1 MIN LATER HE COULD ONLY SEE WHITE OUT OF THE COCKPIT. NEXT HE WAS TUMBLING IN THE WATER. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02096


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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