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Date:22-JUL-2004
Time:08:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-76A
Owner/operator:BHS Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PP-MYM
MSN: 760216
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:160 km NE off Rio de Janeiro, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Offshore
Departure airport:FPSO FPBRASIL
Destination airport:Petrobras platform P-31
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
Crashed into sea after suffering an uncontained no1 RR 250-C30 engine failure, resulting in damage that caused a power loss on the no 2 engine. The accident is said to have happened about five minutes after it had taken off.

Sank after flotation gear partially failed. Five of those who died did not escape (1 died in the water).

Sources:

Air International Sept 2004
http://www.desastresaereos.net/acidentes_helicopteros_02.htm
http://sistema.cenipa.aer.mil.br/cenipa/paginas/relatorios/rf/pt/pp_mym_22_07_04_1.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/4168154_Helicopter_offshore_safety_in_the_Brazilian_oil_and_gas_industry
WAAS

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2010 01:04 TB Added
20-Jun-2010 01:32 TB Updated [Operator]
02-Jan-2011 16:24 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
03-Jan-2011 15:09 TB Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jun-2015 18:50 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2016 15:53 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2022 14:32 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2022 14:32 Aerossurance Updated [[Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]]

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