Preliminary Report: Helicopter makes water landing

 - September 21, 2010, 9:45 AM

Bell 206L3, Gulf of Mexico, June 10, 2010–The Petroleum Helicopters LongRanger suffered a tail-rotor failure during a Part 135 flight from its base at Port O'Connor, Texas, to an offshore oil platform. The pilot inflated the emergency floats and attempted to make a water landing, after which the helicopter rolled over. All aboard escaped the inverted cabin and were rescued. The pilot was uninjured and the two passengers sustained minor injuries.

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