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15-Oct-15 5Y-DKK Airbus AS350B3 Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania (4F)

Crashed and burnt out.  Helicopter was being used in support of parliamentary candidate Deo Filikunjombe, who died along with the other three on board.  Another parliamentary candidate, Jerry Silaa, posted on his Instagram that his father William Silaa had been the pilot

15-Oct-15

Statoil terminates Everett/Bristow AW139 contract in Tanzania

Statoil terminates Everett/Bristow AW139 contract in Tanzania

Statoil Tanzania AS, operator of Block 2 offshore Tanzania completed a successful exploration programme in May 2015 which also saw the departure of the drillship Discoverer America from Tanzania waters.   Since the start of the programme in February 2012, the company drilled 14 wells and made eight discoveries of approximately 22 trillion cubic feet of… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Jul-15

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07-Jul-15 Leguruki, Tanzania

4 POB injured and to hospital after helicopter crashes shortly after take off in poor weather.  Helicopter was transporting MP Joshua Nassari who was speaking on an election event.

07-Jul-15

Everett Aviation Chief Pilot dies in Tanzania road accident

Everett Aviation Chief Pilot dies in Tanzania road accident

Mark Hammond, 46, died in an accident outside of Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday March 17.  Appointed Chief Pilot of Everett Aviation in August 2013, Hammond had lived in the Tanzanian city for a year and was riding a motorbike on his way home from work when the accident occurred. Hammond is survived by sons… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Mar-15

29-Nov-14 5H-TWA Robinson R44 Kipunguni, Tanzania (4F)

Helicopter crashed killing all 4 POB – Two pilots from the police force, a civilian pilot and a police officer were killed.  On final approach to Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport.  Potential wake vortex issue from recently landed airliner?  Anti Poaching flight

29-Nov-14

Zanzibar needs its own police helicopter

Zanzibar needs its own police helicopter

Zanzibar house of representatives was informed on Friday that Tanzania’s Police Force has only two helicopters covering both the mainland and the isles, but backbencher, Mr Saleh Nassor Juma (CUF-wawi) wants one of the helicopters to be stationed on the isles. See Full Story

Source: DailyNews, 27-Oct-14

R44 joins anti-poaching drive in Tanzania

R44 joins anti-poaching drive in Tanzania

Officiating the event at a brief ceremony at Julius Nyerere International Airport(JNIA) in Dar es Salaam on Saturday, the Minister for Natural resources and Tourism Mr Lazaro Nyalandu thanked the US government for timely and appropriate support.  See full story  File photo

17-Jun-14

13-Apr-14 JW-9505 Agusta-Bell 412 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Crashed on take-off, ending up on its side with rotorhead against the hangar wall, injuring Tanzania’s vice president Dr. Mohamed Gharib Bilal and some of the others on board – total 11 POB

13-Apr-14

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Everett Aviation certifies first AW139s in Tanzania

Everett Aviation certifies first AW139s in Tanzania

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Bristow and Everett Aviation have taken delivery two AW139s and the aircraft have been the first to be certified for operations in Tanzania. Representatives from the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority have completed training in the United States and will be licensed to certify future AW139s in-country…. Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 02-Oct-13

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Bristow announces New Multi-Year Contracts In Expanding Markets

Bristow announces New Multi-Year Contracts In Expanding Markets

Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that it has secured several new multi-year oil and gas contracts for the provision of a total of 12 large and three medium helicopters that are expected to generate up to $850 million in revenue. Six of the 12 large… Read more »

Source: Bristow Group, 11-Sep-13

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Everett Aviation is awarded major contract by Statoil

Everett Aviation is awarded major contract by Statoil

Norwegian Energy producer, Statoil, has awarded a multi-year contract for helicopter services to Everett Aviation in Tanzania. Everett will lease three AW139 helicopters from the Bristow Group in support of Statoil’s drilling operations offshore Tanzania and Mozambique. Two aircraft will be used for crew change work whilst the third will be a high specification, dedicated,… Read more »

Source: Everett Aviation, 30-Aug-13

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Tanzania Approves Starlite’s Air Service Licence

Tanzania Approves Starlite’s Air Service Licence

Starlite have announced that their application to operate non-scheduled charter and aerial work services in Tanzania was recently granted by the Board of Directors of the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority. Starlite was awarded the licence owing to their compliance with the rules and regulations, laid down by the Tanzanian Civil Aviation Authority. Starlite offers expert… Read more »

Source: Starlite, 13-Jun-13

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Everett Aviation adds EC155 for offshore work

Everett Aviation adds EC155 for offshore work

Everett Aviation has added a Eurocopter EC155B1 in support of the Offshore Oil and Gas industry in Tanzania. The company’s website is still advertising for Captains and Co-Pilots The particular aircraft – serial 6662 and registration 5H-EXO – has been bought from Blueway who have operated it for the last four years.  It was originally… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Jan-12

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CHC sends an AW139 to Tanzania

CHC sends an AW139 to Tanzania

CHC has this week transferred an AW139 from the Dutch register to the Canadian register – serial number 31072 going from PH-EUA to C-GNDG.  However, industry sources tell us that it’s not going to Canada, but is destined for operations in Tanzania.  It is currently on its ferry flight as we file this story, expected… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Nov-11

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Tanzania hotel adds helicopter transfers to airport

Tanzania hotel adds helicopter transfers to airport

The newly opened Holiday Inn Hotel in Dar es Salaam central business district has launched a six- minute helicopter service between the hotel and Julius Nyerere International Airport to beat the commercial capital’s traffic jams.  (full story)

Source: AllAfrica, 05-Oct-11

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Avlite to supply solar helipad lighting systems to Africa

Avlite to supply solar helipad lighting systems to Africa

Avlite’s Canadian distributor Crouse Hinds Airport Lighting will deliver two solar helipad lighting systems to a large helicopter operator in Africa.  One system will be installed in Senegal, the other in Tanzania.  The helipad lighting systems, manufactured by Avlite Systems, use the AV70-HI and Apollo Heliport Beacon as a mobile, cost-effective solution for day and night operations.  Working… Read more »

Source: Avlite Systems, 16-Sep-11

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29-Apr-90 5H-TPF Bell 206L1 Ndanda, Tanzania (1F)

Passenger from another helicopter parked nearby ran/walked under the tail boom and was struck by the tail rotor and killed.  Minor damage to the helicopter

29-Apr-90

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