Air Taxi - Papillion Helicopters Ltd.

Air Taxi - Papillion Helicopters Ltd. Thursday July 14, 1994
The helicopter crashed into the water. All survived but were not equipped with life vests and 3 passengers drowned. Failure of the engine-driven fuel pump, which resulted in the loss of power, and the lack of aircraft flotation equipment. Factors related to the accident were: flight over water adjacent to terrain that afforded no suitable forced landing site, and the lack of a passenger briefing by the operator on the location and operation of life preservers

Crash Details

DateThursday July 14, 1994
LocationHanalei, Hawaii
Passengers6
Crew1
Fatalities3
Survivors4
Aircraft TypeAerospatiale AS350D
OperatorAir Taxi - Papillion Helicopters Ltd.
RegistrationN151BH
Flight OriginLihue, HI
Flight Destination Lihue, HI
Hanalei, Hawaii
Air Taxi - Papillion Helicopters Ltd.
Aerospatiale AS350D
1994