Accident MBB Bo 105C B-763,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30072
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Date:Tuesday 21 April 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic B105 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
MBB Bo 105C
Registration: B-763
MSN: S-281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Gulf of Tonkin, close to Leizhou Peninsula -   China
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Oil rig
Destination airport:Suixi Airport
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Crashed into sea soon after takeoff, probably due to the pilot's spatial disorientation. Visibility at that time was poor because of rain. Two survivors were able to escape from the sinking fuselage of the Bo 105 as they were not wearing seat belts.

Collection of Civil Aircraft Accidents (1~4) 1949~1989. Compiled by CAAC. pp. 262-265.

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-Jun-2010 11:43 TB Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Nov-2012 13:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2012 15:04 TB Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2023 05:21 RDV Updated [[Date, Source, Narrative]]

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