Date: July 22, 2004
Time: 08:30
Location: Off Macať , Rio de Janeiro , Brazil
Operator: BHS - Brazilian Helicopter Service Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Campos, Brazil - Off-shore oil rig
AC Type: Sikorsky S 76
Registration: PP-MYM
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 11   (passengers:9  crew:2)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:6  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: During the approach to P-31 oil rig, at an altitude of 500 ft, an alarm sounded for the left turbine after which there was a loud noise. Then the main rotor and right turbine lost rotation and the helicopter crashed in the sea.

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