ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145714
Last updated: 31 October 2014
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.
Date:18-MAY-2012
Time:11:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17V-5 (Mi-8MTV-5)
Owner/operator:Ejército de Venezuela (Venezuelan Army)
Registration: EBV-0672
C/n / msn: 862M04
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Felipe Airport (SVSP) -   Venezuela
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Felipe/Sub Teniente Nestor Arias Airport (SVSP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Venezuelan Army Mil Mi-17V-5 helicopter belonging to Comando de la Aviación del Ejército, Batallón de Helicópteros, has crashed during a training flight. The helicopter lost power just after lift off at about 33 feet high and came down in the security area of San Felipe/Sub Tenient Nestor Arias Airport.

Sources:
http://www.reporteconfidencial.info/noticia/3171033/4-muertos-al-estrellarse-helicoptero-militar-en-san-felipe-yaracuy/
http://www.enterategente.com/helicoptero-del-ejercito-venezolano-impacta-en-san-felipe/
http://www.rctv.net/index.php/2012/05/18/extraoficial-se-estrella-helicoptero-militar-durante-un-entrenamiento-en-san-felipe/
http://www.eluniversal.com/nacional-y-politica/120518/four-military-officers-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-venezuela
http://www.6topoder.com/2012/05/18/extraoficial-se-estrello-helicoptero-militar-en-san-felipe/
http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/8/5/4/1401458.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2012 15:58 gerard57 Added
19-May-2012 04:09 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2012 02:08 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
Number of views: 2093

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description