ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134295
Last updated: 19 June 2013
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Narrative:On February 5, 2002, at 1547 eastern daylight time, a Bell 212 helicopter, Ecuadorian registration HC-CBN, was destroyed upon impact with terrain during a forced landing following a reported loss of power during takeoff from a heliport near Ishpingo, Province of Orellana, in the Republic of Ecuador. The two commercial pilots and 3 passengers sustained serious injuries, 5 passengers received minor injuries and 3 passenger were not injured. The helicopter, serial number 31270, was owned and operated by Aeromasters Airways of Quito, Ecuador. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the on-demand air taxi flight for which a VFR flight plan was filed. The flight, which was destined for the Tiputini Airport, was originating at the time of the accident.
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Republic of Ecuador. Any further information may be obtained from:
Republica del Ecuador
Direccion General de Aviacion Civil (DGAC)
Buenos Aires 149 y 10 de Agosto
P.O. Box 2077
This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of the Republic of Ecuador.
NTSB id 20020212X00207
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