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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186504
 
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Date:10-DEC-2003
Time:10:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 355F2 Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Deccan Aviation
Registration: VT-DAY
MSN: 5494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Discoverer Oil Rig offshore Kakinada -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:Discoverer Oil Rig
Destination airport:Kakinada
Narrative:
While taking off from the Rig the aft end portion of the RH skid of the helicopter got hooked to the net laid down on the surface of the Rig. On pull up, during take off, the helicopter rolled to the right and impacted the ground on the right side. Main rotor blades got entangled with the perimeter fencing and were sheared off. The helicopter was substantially damaged but the crew escaped with minor injuries.

Sources:

WAAS
http://dgca.nic.in/accident/acc03.pdf


Revision history:

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17-Apr-2016 15:39 Aerossurance Added

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