Aerospatiale SA365N Dauphin, G-BKXD, 9 March 2008

Aerospatiale SA365N Dauphin, G-BKXD


While manoeuvring to land on an offshore helideck, the helicopter’s Fenestron tail fairing struck the guardrails of a deck mounted crane. Choice of approach profile, limited helicopter performance, approach technique and possible fatigue were considered to be factors in the accident.

Download report:

Aerospatiale SA365N Dauphin, G-BKXD 07-08.pdf (300.12 kb)

Help us improve GOV.UK

Don’t include personal or financial information, eg your National Insurance number or credit card details.