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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42639
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:03-APR-1999
Time:08:34 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 412
Owner/operator:Gatari Air Service
Registration: PK-HMV
MSN: 33098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:17 mi E of Tanjung Santan, South Kalimantan -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:SEDCO 601 - offshore
Destination airport:Santan
Narrative:
Crashed in the strait of Makasar, carrying petroleum workers from offshore oil platform to Santan. The helicopter was destroyed in the collision sequence and sank in approximately 70 meters of water. The captain and five passengers sustained fatal injuries. The first officer and four passengers sustained serious injuries. One passenger remains missing and is presumed to have sustained fatal injuries. The wreckage was recovered from the sea floor on April 10.
Control was lost when helicopter violently banked to the right during emergency descent toward the sea after loud bang.

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00516&key=1
Flight International 18-24 April 2000


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
14-Aug-2010 13:55 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2013 07:54 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2013 08:15 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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