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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 32954
Last updated: 12 September 2021
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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
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
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
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)


Photo of OY-HMC courtesy

Esbjerg (EKEB / EBJ)
25 August 1983; (c) Danny Grew

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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