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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138038
Last updated: 9 September 2020
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Date:19-AUG-2011
Time:17:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A139 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW139
Owner/operator:Senior Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PR-SEK
C/n / msn: 31081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Campos Basin, offshore Macaé -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:P65 offshore oil platform
Destination airport:Macaé (SBME)
Narrative:
The crew declared an emergency with hydraulic problems shortly before contact with the helicopter was lost. When the wreckage was found, evidence was shown of tail rotor blade failure. Sank in waters with a recorded depth of 100 meters.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.aer.mil.br/portal/capa/index.php?mostra=8193]
http://www.abraphe.org.br/sem-categoria/acidente-em-macae-pr-sek
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.adn.es/internacional/20110821/NWS-0011-Petrobras-helicoptero-precipito-cuerpos-rescata.html]
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20110826X75418&key=1 - refers to PT-SEK
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/aw139s-temporarily-grounded-in-brazil-following-crash-361144/_/
http://easa.europa.eu/system/files/dfu/events-docs-2012-12-05-Considerations-on-Helicopter-Airworthiness---revMM_20121204_Final.pdf
http://www.abraphe.org.br/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/PR-SEK-Relat%C3%B3rio-de-Seguran%C3%A7a-de-Voo.pdf
https://ad.easa.europa.eu/ad/2011-0156-E
http://www.agustawestland.com/sites/default/files/139-265.pdf
http://sistema.cenipa.aer.mil.br/cenipa/paginas/relatorios/rf/pt/RF_A-546CENIPA2015_PR-SEK_.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2011 07:35 Anon. Added
20-Aug-2011 07:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
20-Aug-2011 07:50 TB Updated [Time, Damage]
20-Aug-2011 12:50 TB Updated [Location]
20-Aug-2011 23:20 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Destination airport, Damage]
21-Aug-2011 03:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
29-Aug-2011 11:17 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2013 08:36 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2014 12:45 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
30-Apr-2017 07:26 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
10-Jun-2020 21:55 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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