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.
Aerospatiale SA365N Dauphin, G-BKXD 07-08.pdf (300.12 kb)
Date of occurrence: 9 March 2008