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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209475
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Time:20:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Iranian Helicopter Services Company, opf IOOC
Registration: EP-HUA
MSN: 31176
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Persian Gulf -   Iran
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Oil platform R1
Destination airport:Kish Island
Investigating agency: AAID Iran
A Bell 212 helicopter who was transporting a worker suffering from heart attack crashed shortly after its take off into the waters of the Persian Gulf. At least two occupants were killed, the patient and a physician assistant , Two are still missing. The pilot was saved.

Main cause: Human error due to lack of attention to attitude indicator/Spatial disorientation
Contributing: Lack of CRM & IFR Off-shore Training


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAID Iran
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

17-Apr-2018 19:12 harro Added
17-Apr-2018 20:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
17-Apr-2018 23:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Apr-2018 23:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Damage]
19-Apr-2018 10:30 Anon. Updated [Time, Total fatalities]
30-Aug-2018 06:43 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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