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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42678
Last updated: 3 September 2021
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Date:09-MAR-1985
Time:11:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L LongRanger
Owner/operator:Petroleum Helicopters (PHI)
Registration: N16841
MSN: 45130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dauphin Island , AL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:(4R9)
Destination airport:Gulf Of Mexico
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PLT DEPARTED FOR OFFSHORE OIL RIG 3 TIMES. TWO TIMES REPORTED RETURNING DUE TO FOG. AFTER THIRD REPORT, PLT SAID HE WAS IFR. NO FURTHER RADIO COMMUNICATION. WRECKAGE INDICATIVE OF HIGH SPEED WATER IMPACT. DENSE FOG AND LOW CEILING REPORTED OFFSHORE SOUTH OF DAUPHIN ISLAND. VFR FLIGHT. PLT NOT CURRENT IN INSTRUMENT CONDITIONS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X35819


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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