The two pilots and 10 passengers were rescued September 7 when a 1979 S-76 operated by Houston Helicopters crashed into the water, caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, about 23 miles south of Sabine, Texas. The twin-turbine helicopter was en route to Sabine Pass, Texas, when it went down. Reported weather at the time of the accident was wind 080 at 15 knots, visibility 10 miles.
All Aboard Survive S-76 Crash
- October 19, 2006, 10:15 AM