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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44424
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:16-JUL-2005
Time:20:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 412EP
Owner/operator:Helivan
Registration: XA-VVD
MSN: 36266
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:between Akal C and Akal F installations, Bay of Campeche -   Mexico
Phase: Approach
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Akal C Offshore Installation
Destination airport:Akal F Offshore Installation
Narrative:
The helicopter was destroyed when it crashed into the sea during a flight between the Akal C and Akal F platforms in the Bay of Campeche. The accident happened in darkness and in strong, gusting winds associated with the approach of Hurricane Emily while on contract to PEMEX.

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20050721X01068&key=1
WAAS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
27-Jun-2009 00:05 Anon. Updated
13-Aug-2010 14:00 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2013 10:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Aug-2017 13:34 Aerossurance Updated [Date, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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