- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 26, 2008
Time: 16:16
Location: Off Macae , Rio de Janeiro , Argentina
Operator: BHS - Brazilian Helicopter Service Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Oil Rig P18 - Macae
AC Type: Eurocopter AS332L2 Super Puma
Registration: PP-MUM
cn / ln: 2570
Aboard: 20   (passengers:17  crew:3)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Less than half minute after the taking-off from the Oil Rig P-18, and while still in low altitude, a failure in the tail rotor caused loss of control of the aircraft by the crew. The helicopter crashed in the sea.
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