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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42661
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Date:12-MAR-1984
Time:10:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-1 LongRanger II
Owner/operator:Petroleum Helicopters (PHI)
Registration: N1076N
MSN: 45369
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:W Camrn Blk 624, Gulf of Mexico -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT AND PASSENGERS BOARDED THE HELICOPTER IN AN ATTEMPT TO FLY OFF THE RIG BEFORE THE PASSAGE OF A SQUALL LINE. THE ACFT ENGINE WAS BEING STARTED WHEN THE ACFT WAS BLOWN OFF THE PLATFORM AND INTO THE WATER BY A GUST OF WIND. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE SEA 100 FT BELOW THE PLATFORM IN A TAIL FIRST ATTITUDE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39035


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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