Accident Bell 212 A6-ALD, Thursday 7 September 2023
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Date:Thursday 7 September 2023
Time:20:07 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Aerogulf Services
Registration: A6-ALD
MSN: 30809
Year of manufacture:1976
Total airframe hrs:27850 hours
Cycles:31591 flights
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T-3B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:c 15nm offshore, Umm Al Quwaim -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Al Maktoum International Airport
Destination airport:Aras Driller, Jack-Up Rig
Investigating agency: GCAA-AIT
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Bell 212 helicopter crashed into the sea approximately 15nm off the coast of Umm Al Quwaim while conducting an offshore installation night deck currency training flight.

Aircraft wreckage sank and was located, along with the bodies of both crew members.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: GCAA-AIT
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Preliminary report



Revision history:

08-Sep-2023 05:44 gerard57 Added
08-Sep-2023 06:47 Aerossurance Updated
08-Sep-2023 15:29 gerard57 Updated
08-Sep-2023 15:44 aus Updated
08-Sep-2023 15:45 harro Updated
09-Sep-2023 18:19 Aerossurance Updated
10-Sep-2023 14:05 Anon. Updated
11-Sep-2023 12:25 Aerossurance Updated
12-Sep-2023 17:35 Aerossurance Updated
21-Sep-2023 09:19 Anon. Updated
09-Oct-2023 15:35 Aerossurance Updated
11-Oct-2023 07:26 harro Updated

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