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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75295
 
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Date:05-JUL-2003
Time:
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: PT-YVM
MSN: 760073
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:off Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Campos-Sao Tomé heliport (SBFS), RJ
Destination airport:MV Toisa Mariner
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Narrative:
Fell into sea attempting to land on the Stolt diving ship Toisa Mariner after the tail rotor hit a mast.
The accident happened about 70 miles off the port of Macae, 115 miles northeast of Rio De Janeiro.

Sources:

http://www.desastresaereos.net/acidentes_helicopteros_02.htm
https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/95527-s-76-crash-atlantic.html
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=255195
http://sistema.cenipa.aer.mil.br/cenipa/paginas/relatorios/rf/pt/pt_yvm_05_07_03.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2010 13:18 TB Added
02-Jan-2011 16:12 TB Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2011 16:25 TB Updated [Departure airport]
03-Jan-2011 14:38 TB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
14-Mar-2018 16:28 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2020 22:42 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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