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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236525
Last updated: 29 May 2020
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Date:24-FEB-2020
Time:nighttime
Type:Silhouette image of generic S92 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-92A
Owner/operator:Bristow Norway AS
Registration: LN-ONT
C/n / msn: 920070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Maersk Invincible Drilling Rig, Valhall field, North Sea -   Norway
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Maersk Invincible Drilling Rig (XMKI)
Destination airport:Stavangar (ENZV/SVG)
Narrative:
The helicopter lost significant altitude shortly after departure from the jack-up oil installation Maersk Invincible in the AkerBP Valhall field say AIBN. There was bad weather with night conditions, heavy rain, wind and reduced visibility at the time. At low altitude, the pilots regained control and established a controlled and stable flight before heading towards the destination, Stavanger Airport Sola.

Sources:

https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Undersokelser/20-218

https://www.akerbp.com/en/our-assets/production/valhall/
https://www.maerskdrilling.com/what-we-do/rigs/jack-ups/maersk-invincible


Revision history:

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29-May-2020 12:27 Aerossurance Added

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