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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75762
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Time:13:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic S58T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-58ET
Owner/operator:Bristow Helicopters Ltd
Registration: G-BCRU
MSN: 58-1092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:BP Forties Charlie offshore installation, North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:BP Forties Bravo offshore installation
Destination airport:BP Forties Charlie offshore installation
Investigating agency: AIB
Crashed at the BP Forties Charlie, in the North Sea (at location 57"43.21" North, 00"50.51" West). Forced landing after tail rotor detached on approach. Fell from the platform onto deck of a crane barge Thor 140 feet below and caught fire. One person killed, nine other seriously injured.


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

18-Jul-2010 10:28 TB Added
10-Nov-2012 16:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Nov-2012 16:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 08:48 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2013 08:49 TB Updated [Phase]
21-Oct-2015 15:17 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Oct-2015 15:21 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
17-Jan-2016 20:46 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2016 20:46 Aerossurance Updated [Nature]

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