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Date:12-DEC-2013
Time:07:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-76C
Owner/operator:MHS Aviation
Registration: 9M-STE
MSN: 760398
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South China Sea, 159 km off Bintulu, Sarawak -   Malaysia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Survey Ship MV Viking Vision
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The helicopter apparently impacted the sea in on approach to survey vessel MV Viking Vision of CGG after an apparent power loss at the Landing Decision Point. Both pilots and the passengers, six oil workers, escaped and were rescued. They did not sustain serious injuries. The helicopter subsequently sank. Petronas chartered the helicopter.

The official investigation is complete but the report is not expected to be made public.

Sources:

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/904108
https://www.offshoreenergytoday.com/helicopter-carrying-six-oil-workers-ditches-offshore-bintulu-malaysia/
http://www.petronas.com.my/media-relations/media-releases/Pages/article/OFFSHORE-SERVICE-HELICOPTER-DITCHED,-ALL-SAFE-.aspx
https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2014/aair/ae-2014-089.aspx
http://aerossurance.com/helicopters/s-76c-ditching-video/

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Dec-2013 09:04 gerard57 Added
12-Dec-2013 16:03 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature]
12-Dec-2013 22:03 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator]
13-Dec-2013 09:14 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Aug-2014 11:49 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2014 14:47 TB Updated [Location, Source]
17-Jan-2015 11:07 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2015 12:39 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2015 11:30 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
22-Mar-2015 14:23 TB Updated [Location]
08-May-2015 09:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
03-Jul-2015 08:00 Anon. Updated [Destination airport, Source]
15-Aug-2015 13:37 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
21-Dec-2015 13:12 Aerossurance Updated [Location]
29-May-2016 14:47 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
19-Aug-2016 11:52 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
10-Apr-2017 17:38 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
25-Dec-2020 15:36 harro Updated [Nature]
12-Dec-2021 10:04 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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