Accident Bell 212 OY-HCV, Thursday 3 January 1991
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Date:Thursday 3 January 1991
Time:17:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Greenlandair Charter
Registration: OY-HCV
MSN: 31159
Year of manufacture:1980
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:7 km W of Uummannaq -   Greenland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Uummannaq
Destination airport:Nlaqornat
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Impacted the ice after takeoff. The ice broke and the helicopter sank.

Sources:

WAAS
http://ribewiki.dk/da/Bell_OY-HCV_%27Igutsak%27_4._jan._1991_Uummannaq_i_Vestgr%C3%B8nland

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Oct-2021 08:18 harro Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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