Accident Bell 212 XA-..., Thursday 19 January 1984
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Date:Thursday 19 January 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Heliservicio Campeche
Registration: XA-...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Champeche, YUC -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Júpiter oil platform
Destination airport:Ciudad del Carmen
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ditched in thunderstorm 600 meters from platform. Sank after one hour in waves of up to ten meters height. Two crew and six petrol workers rescued. As "XA-IOC", than "XA-LIP" in reports. Type not reported but Bell 212 possible. Five missing. Three bodies recovered 24 January.


El Informador 21 January 1984, p10A/25 January 1984, p8A

Revision history:

14-Mar-2017 14:33 TB Added
27-May-2018 16:22 TB Updated [Registration, Source]
27-May-2018 16:50 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2018 17:06 TB Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2019 13:46 TB Updated [Operator]
21-Jan-2022 08:17 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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