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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191735
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:27-NOV-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-171
Owner/operator:Yas Air
Registration: EP-HRB
MSN: 59489617226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Caspian Sea, off Behshahr, Mazandaran province -   Iran
Phase: Take off
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Iran Amir Kabir, Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
Destination airport:Neka heliport
Investigating agency: AAID Iran
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed into the sea during an offshore take off on an early morning night-time medevac. All five occupants, a patient (who had suffered a heart attack), a medic and three flight crew members, died in the crash.

The main cause of the accident :
The lack of observance of the rules of night flight by the pilots. Ultimately, they had been disorientated or lacking in situational awareness.

Sources:

http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2016/11/27/495357/iran-chopper-crash-air-abmulance-crash
http://www.entekhab.ir/fa/news/307338/بالگرد-شرکت-نفت-در-دریای-خزر-سقوط-کرد-بالگرد-ناجی-قاتل-5-نفر-شد-اسامی-کشته‌شدگان
https://www.rigzone.com/oil/data/offshore-rig-search/rig-profile/398/semisub/north_drilling_company/iran_amir_kabir/_

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2016 10:14 gerard57 Added
27-Nov-2016 10:56 azhdar24 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
27-Nov-2016 10:56 harro Updated [Cn, Operator]
27-Nov-2016 13:22 azhdar24 Updated [Source, Embed code]
27-Nov-2016 16:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Nov-2016 18:12 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Nov-2016 19:57 azhdar24 Updated [Embed code]
27-Nov-2016 19:58 harro Updated [Embed code]
27-Nov-2016 20:09 Anon. Updated [Registration, Destination airport]
27-Nov-2016 20:09 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]
05-Dec-2016 15:19 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]
05-Dec-2016 15:19 harro Updated [Registration, Narrative]
08-Nov-2017 18:21 harro Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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