Incident Sikorsky S-76A+ G-BOND, 18 Apr 1992
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-76A+
Owner/operator:CHC Scotia Ltd
Registration: G-BOND
MSN: 760036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Emerald Producer Rig, 2 nm East of Heather 'A' Platform, North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Emerald Producer Rig, East Shetland Basin, North Sea
Destination airport:Aberdeen Airport, Dyce (ABZ/EGPD)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fatal accident 18-4-1992 on board the 'Emerald Producer" semi-submersible rig, 2 nautical miles East of the Heather 'A' Platform, in the East Shetland Basin of the North Sea. Main rotor blade struck and killed Helicopter Landing Officer during rotor running turnround on deck of the oil rig supply vessel. At the time of the accident, the seas were rough, and the deck was pitching and rolling violently.

No fatalities or injuries sustained by to the nine persons on board the helicopter (two crew and seven passengers).


1. AAIB:
2. CAA:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

21-Jun-2010 07:02 TB Added
10-Oct-2012 14:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Oct-2012 05:31 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2012 04:19 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
13-Apr-2016 22:22 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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