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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190384
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Date:26-SEP-2016
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B430 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 430
Owner/operator:Heli Malongo
Registration: D2-EYI
MSN: 49102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:offshore Cabinda -   Angola
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Malongo
Destination airport:Tômbwa-Lândana Offshore Installation
Narrative:
Crashed offshore. Five pax and 1 pilot. 19 vessels and three helicopters deployed for search. 2 POB initially missing. Divers have located the wreckage and found the body of one of the two missing persons and are working to find the last missing person. On contract to Chevron Angola subsidiary, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company.

AD issued by TCCA on 26 July 2021. The AD states that the main rotor pitch link clevis was found to have fractured at the neck area via fatigue damage that originated at a corrosion pit.

Sources:

https://helihub.com/2016/09/26/26-sep-16-d2-eyi-bell-430-angola/
https://angorussia.com/noticias/angola-noticias/helicoptero-da-heli-malongo-cai-mata-seis-pessoas-cabinda/
https://www.jn.pt/mundo/interior/helicoptero-com-seis-pessoas-a-bordo-cai-no-mar-em-angola-5411041.html
http://m.redeangola.info/helicoptero-despenha-se-no-mar-de-cabinda/
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-chevron-helicopter-angola-idUSKCN11X139
https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/awd-cn/documents/CF-2021-26-E.PDF
https://www.rigzone.com/news/oil_gas/a/146852/bell_helicopter_ready_to_support_authorities_after_offshore_crash/?hpf=1
https://www.upi.com/Chevron-Wreckage-from-offshore-Angola-found/6721475486329
http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/ad-fatal-bell-430-accidents

See also ZT-RRT https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/246948

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2016 11:32 Aerossurance Added
27-Sep-2016 11:53 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Sep-2016 11:54 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
27-Sep-2016 12:02 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
27-Sep-2016 18:02 CTYONE Updated [Total fatalities]
28-Sep-2016 19:34 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
29-Sep-2016 08:25 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
29-Sep-2016 16:54 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
04-Oct-2016 06:37 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2020 17:34 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
27-Jul-2021 10:12 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Jul-2021 10:47 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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