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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15929
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Date:19-APR-1988
Time:21:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365C3 Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:Schreiner Airways / Airspeed Rotterdam
Registration: PH-SSN
C/n / msn: 5056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Euro geul, North Sea -   Netherlands
Phase: Approach
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rotterdam (EHRD)
Destination airport:Ship Pilot Rendez-vous area
Narrative:
CFIT while in a turn at 40 kts with water during an attempt to rendezvous with a vessel offshore for a marine pilot transfer on a foggy night. The vessel, thinking the aircraft was making a go-around and abandoning the transfer had turned off the helideck lighting shortly prior to the impact. The vessel was not aware the aircraft had hit the sea. The aircraft capsized immediately. The 5 (or some reports say 4) POB were picked up an hour later by a passing vessel.

Sources:

https://www.dekrantvantoen.nl//vw/article.do?code=NVHN&date=19880420&id=NVHN-19880420-AE0005013 (news paper cutting)
Aviation International News 1 May 1989
https://www.helispot.be/hs/accidents/detail.asp?id=E1i9c3


Images:


(c) Harro Ranter, EHMZ 16-APR-1988 (three days before the accident)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2008 11:46 harro Added
20-Jun-2010 08:56 AuxHyd Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
24-Jan-2011 04:58 JaWo Updated [Source]
15-Dec-2012 13:09 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
15-Oct-2015 17:58 jevage Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
17-Apr-2016 17:55 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2016 17:56 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
19-Mar-2018 18:59 helispot Updated [Total fatalities, Country, Source]
19-Mar-2018 18:59 harro Updated [Country]
19-Mar-2018 19:00 harro Updated [Total fatalities]
19-Mar-2018 19:00 harro Updated [Total fatalities]
19-Mar-2018 19:00 harro Updated [Total fatalities]

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