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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208862
Last updated: 18 July 2018
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Date:06-APR-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell AB 212 ASW
Owner/operator:Marina Militare Italiana (MMI)
Registration: MM
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Italy
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Comandante Borsini (P491)
Destination airport:Comandante Borsini (P491)
Narrative:
During a night training flight with the use of Night Vision Goggles, an helicopter from Italian naval vessel Comandante Borsini, reportedly lost control and ditched. All five crew members were rescued from the sea, but one crew member died later.
The helicopter and the ship were participating in Operation "Mare Sicuro".

Sources:

http://www.ansa.it/sito/notizie/cronaca/2018/04/06/cade-elicottero-marina-salvi-5-a-bordo_a8a441c9-2ef1-4e21-b318-aafba1a275f0.html
https://www.corriere.it/cronache/18_aprile_06/elicottero-marina-cade-mare-recuperati-5-membri-dell-equipaggio-6721fd7c-392a-11e8-88e7-5b815ecb2975.shtml
https://sputniknews.com/europe/201804061063268237-italy-helicopter-crash/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comandanti-class_patrol_vessel
http://www.difesaonline.it/news-forze-armate/mare/marina-militare-cordoglio-del-capo-di-stato-maggiore-della-marina-il-decesso


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Apr-2018 06:01 gianniprof Added
06-Apr-2018 06:03 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage]
06-Apr-2018 07:34 gerard57 Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Apr-2018 08:19 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2018 18:59 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
07-Apr-2018 06:32 gianniprof Updated [Source]
15-May-2018 18:08 Anon. Updated [Phase, Narrative]
19-May-2018 12:47 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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