NTSB Identification: DCA98WA001
Accident occurred Friday, October 03, 1997 in WENZHO, China
Aircraft: Zhuhai Helicopter Co. S-76A, registration:
Injuries: 7 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 3, 1997 at 1450 off the Coast of Wenahou, SE China Zhuhai Helicopter Company, Zhuahi, China, lost contact with on of their S-76A, serial number 760173/B-7031. The helicopter was flying in support of off-shore oil operation. Aircraft debris has been spotted and the helicopter wreckage is alleged to be offshore in several hundred meters of water. There was no survivors. CAAC, China Southern Airways(Group), and Zhuhai Helicopter Company personnel are in charge of the investigation.

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