17-Apr-12 N56RD Sikorsky S76B Gulf of Mexico

U.S. Coast Guard responded to a downed helicopter about 82 nautical miles off Vermilion Bay in the vicinity of Vermilion Block 336. The Sikorsky S-76 was floating upside down, and the life raft had been deployed.  All 7 POB accounted for

Date
April 17, 2012
Reg
N56RD
Make
Sikorsky
Model
S76
MSN
760368
Location
82 nautical miles off Vermilion Bay in the vicinity of Vermilion Block 336
Country
US-Gulf of Mexico
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Rowan-Drilling
Link 1
http://www.katc.com/news/helicopter-down-near-vermilion-bay-no-injuries/
Link 2
http://www.click2houston.com/news/Helicopter-makes-emergency-landing-in-Gulf-of-Mexico/-/1735978/11034510/-/bldhk6/-/index.html

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