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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174514
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S92 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-92A
Owner/operator:Bristow Helicopters Ltd
Registration: G-IACC
C/n / msn: 920063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Stand A2, Scatsta Airport, Shetland Islands -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Scatsta Airport, Shetland Islands (SCS/EGPM)
The helicopter was ground taxied onto a parking spot and brought to a stop by the commander, who was the pilot flying. He then intended to apply the parking brake but inadvertently raised the collective control lever, which caused the helicopter to become airborne. He released the collective control lever, which was lowered by the collective trim system to the fully down position, and the helicopter landed heavily, causing damage to the landing gear and airframe.

Nature of Damage sustained to sirframe: Per the AAIB report "Left landing gear and fuselage" damaged


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:

Revision history:

14-Mar-2015 15:21 Aerossurance Added
20-Apr-2015 14:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source]
27-Nov-2016 20:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source]
27-Nov-2016 20:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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