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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198996
Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Date:03-JUL-1984
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B222 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 222UT
Owner/operator:
Registration: N222FV
MSN: 47510
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:E BRAKE BLK 397, Gulf of Mexico -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Corpus Christi , TX (CRP)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE IN A HOVERING APPROACH TO LAND ON THE DECK OF AN OIL PLATFORM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO A PIECE OF PLASTIC SHEETING FLEW UP FROM THE PLATFORM INTO THE TAIL ROTOR BLADES. THE AIRCRAFT THEN SLID IN TO A BUILDING ON THE DECK FOLLOWING A HOVERING AUTOROTATION.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001214X40312&key=1

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

14 Jan 2000 N222FV 0 w/o


Revision history:

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