Accident CASA C-212 Aviocar 400MPA 8983, Thursday 16 June 2016
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Date:Thursday 16 June 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
CASA C-212 Aviocar 400MPA
Owner/operator:Vietnam Coast Guard
Registration: 8983
MSN: 482
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 22 km SW off Bach Long Vi Island -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL)
Destination airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL)
A CASA C-212 Aviocar 400, operated by the Vietnam Coast Guard, was reported missing during a search mission off the Vietnamese coast.
The aircraft departed Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport at 09:30. Last contact with the flight was at 13:05. The aircraft was searching for a pilot of a Sukhoi Su-30MK2 jet that went missing on June 14. One pilot had already been rescued, one was still missing.



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