NTSB Identification: DCA06RA053
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Non-U.S., Commercial operation of Helicsa
Accident occurred Saturday, July 08, 2006 in Tenerife, Spain
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S61N, registration: EC-FJJ
Injuries: 6 Fatal.
The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On July 8, 2006, at approximately 0800 UTC, a Sikorsky S-61N helicopter, registration EC-FJJ, operated by Helicsa, crashed into the sea in the vicinity of Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spanish territory). The helicopter was on a VFR positioning flight from Santa Cruz de la Palma, to Gran Canaria. The 3 crew and 3 passengers were fatally injured. The cockpit voice recorder has been recovered, but the majority of the wreckage is under water at approximately the 2300 foot level. Full narrative available
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