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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246239
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Date:20-MAR-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 365N3 Dauphin 2
Owner/operator:SonAir
Registration: D2-EWG
MSN: 6795
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage:
Location:60km S of Soyo -   Angola
Phase: Landing
Nature:
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was reportedly ‘caught by a gust of wind’ while landing on the helipad of the offshore accommodation barge and its tail boom struck the electrical grounding cable installation. The landing was completed safely but the helicopter’s tail boom apparently sustained damage.

Sources:

http://helioffshore.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/HeliOffshore-2019-Industry-Safety-Report.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2020 17:30 harro Added
25-Dec-2020 17:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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