Posts made in January, 2016

HEMS S-76C+ Night Approach LOC-I Incident

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, FDM / Data Recorders, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft

HEMS S-76C Night Approach Loss of Control - In-flight (LOC-I) Incident A Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) Sikorsky S-76C+ C-GHHJ operated by Helijet on behalf of the BC Ambulance Service was on a...

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CAP1145 Helicopter Water Impact Survivability Statistics – A Critique

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Regulation, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

CAP1145 Helicopter Water Impact Survivability Statistics - A Critique Eurocopter AS332L2 G-WNSB impacted the sea 1.5 nm west of Sumburgh Airport, Shetland Islands on 23 August 2013 (see the last AAIB Special...

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