Preliminary Report: Sikorsky S-7 Crashes in Baltic Sea

 - October 18, 2006, 1:53 PM

Sikorsky S-76, Tallinn, Estonia, Aug. 10, 2005– After taking off from Tallinn, en route to Helsinki, Finland, the Copterline S-76, with two crewmembers and carrying 12 passengers, crashed into the Baltic Sea approximately three miles off the coast. All aboard were killed and the helicopter was destroyed. Gusty conditions were reported. The Estonian Aircraft Accident Investigation Department is investigating, with assistance from the NTSB.