17-Dec-14 PR-BGR Eurocopter EC225 Macae, Brazil

While the helicopter was hovering prior to departure from an oil platform, the crew heard a strong noise followed by vibration and instability of the helicopter. The pilot commanded an
immediate landing on the deck, with the helicopter touching the floor in an abrupt manner.  17 POB.  Substantially damaged

Date
December 17, 2014
Reg
PR-BGR
Make
Eurocopter
Model
AS332
MSN
2899
Location
Macae Airport
Country
Brazil
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Brazilian-Helicopter-Services
Link 1
http://www.bea.aero/fr/enquetes/2014/2014.semaine.52.pdf
Link 2
http://www.sindipetronf.org.br/publicacoes/noticias/item/5557-nf-participa-de-investiga%C3%A7%C3%A3o-do-acidente-com-aeronave-em-p-35

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