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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170789
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:09-MAR-2008
Time:17:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:CHC Scotia
Registration: G-BKXD
MSN: 6088
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Leman 27 Alpha D helideck, North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Humberside Airport (EGNJ)
Destination airport:Leman 27 Alpha D helideck, North Sea
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
While manoeuvring to land on an offshore helideck, the helicopter’s Fenestron tail fairing struck the guardrails of a deck mounted crane. Choice of approach profile, limited helicopter performance, approach technique and possible fatigue were considered to be factors in the accident.

Sources:

1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/norfolk/7289790.stm
2. http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Aerospatiale%20SA365N%20Dauphin,%20G-BKXD%2007-08.pdf
3. http://www.caa.co.uk/aircraft-registration/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of G-BKXD courtesy AirHistory.net


Barrow / Walney Island (EGNL / BWF)
20 September 2007; (c) Shaun Connor

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2014 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Apr-2015 15:11 TB Updated [Embed code]

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