Accident Bell 412EP SU-CBX, Friday 11 October 2019
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Date:Friday 11 October 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 412EP
Owner/operator:Petroleum Air Services (PAS)
Registration: SU-CBX
MSN: 36541
Year of manufacture:2010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mediterranean, 65 miles N of Port Said City -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Saipem Vessel
Destination airport:Port Said
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Bell 412EP helicopter performed an emergency landing (ditching) into the Mediterranean Sea while returning to Post Said from a Saipem crane vessel.

An AW139 located an oil spill on the water and beside it there were 5 persons floating by means of life vests in water, 65 miles north of Port Said. A life raft was dropped and all were rescued.

Sources: (note contains some discrepancies on date and POB)

Revision history:

12-Oct-2019 14:00 Aerossurance Added
13-Oct-2019 07:23 Anon. Updated [Time, Operator, Damage]
15-Oct-2019 18:53 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
16-Oct-2019 10:35 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
16-Oct-2019 10:37 Aerossurance Updated [Date]
16-Oct-2019 10:38 Aerossurance Updated [Date]
18-Oct-2019 11:04 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
23-Oct-2019 09:18 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Dec-2020 13:53 harro Updated [Nature]
11-Dec-2023 10:18 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]

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