Incident Bell 212 PK-USS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242571
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Date:Thursday 17 September 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 212
Owner/operator:PT National Utility Helicopters (NUH)
Registration: PK-USS
MSN: 30974
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Paniai Regency area, Papua -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Nabire
Destination airport:Paniai
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Bell 212 force landed in a river basin in the middle of a forest. The helicopter took off from Nabire Airport at 10:47 a.m. local time, heading to the Baya Biru area to deliver food supplies. However, the helicopter lost contact with air traffic control at 1:30 p.m. It was located the next day at an elevation of 4.700 meters. The three occupants survived the crash and were rescued.


Revision history:

18-Sep-2020 06:18 gerard57 Added
18-Sep-2020 06:40 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
18-Sep-2020 06:57 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
18-Sep-2020 07:56 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Sep-2020 07:37 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Sep-2020 09:47 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]
20-Sep-2020 07:31 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
02-Mar-2021 17:47 rudy Updated [Category]

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