Accident Bell 212 OY-HMC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32954
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Date:Monday 2 January 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Maersk Air
Registration: OY-HMC
MSN: 30864
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:22nm E of the Dan-B Offshore Inslallation, North Sea -   Denmark
Phase: En route
Departure airport:EKEB Esbjerg Airport
Destination airport:Gorm Field offshore
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Impacted the sea with a high nose up attitude during a storm, one hour into the flight, after a failure of the tail rotor drive quill spline coupling. The aircraft capsized and floated inverted for about 10 minutes. The two pilots and one passenger died.


Hamburger Abendblatt 3.1.1984
Departure and destination corrected by Transport Manager, Maersk Oil, 2014.
CAP1144 (see Section 7)

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Apr-2011 16:28 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Jun-2014 14:46 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Sep-2014 20:09 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
17-Apr-2016 17:23 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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