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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154875
Last updated: 25 March 2021
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Time:11:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8PS
Owner/operator:Helicópteros del Pacífico
Registration: OB-1916-P
C/n / msn: 10833
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Loreto -   Peru
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Iquitos
Destination airport:Base Logística del Rio Curaray- PERENCO, Lote 27
Investigating agency: CIAA Peru
Crashed near the base of oil company Perenco. Four crew, 9 pax.

Sudden loss of directional control and helicopter flight disintegration, due to loss of TR control due to the interference of cargo net inside the aircraft. Main rotor blades severed tail boom. Debris found on trees and distributed in an area of ​​80x365 feet.

Sources: (27 Mb)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAA Peru
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

07-Apr-2013 22:10 marko Added
08-Apr-2013 00:46 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
08-Apr-2013 00:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
08-Apr-2013 04:13 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2014 06:06 Aerossurabce Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Aug-2014 13:57 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2016 19:50 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source]
27-Dec-2018 18:24 Anon. Updated [Source]
27-Dec-2018 18:34 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Accident report, ]

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