Incident Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III N344AL,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216238
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Friday 4 January 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Air Logistics
Registration: N344AL
MSN: 51374
Year of manufacture:1990
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:oil rig, Gulf of Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Caught by very strong winds and blown into the sea overnight from an unspecified oil rig in Gulf of Mexico. Another helicopter on a nearby rig was also blown from the helideck but was caught by the safety net, enabling later recovery.


Air International May 2002, p 273

Revision history:

13-Oct-2018 15:36 TB Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314