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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15758
Last updated: 20 March 2019
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Date:11-MAR-2008
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 412EP
Owner/operator:Evergreen Helicopters/Helinka
Registration: N417EV
C/n / msn: 36430
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:ca 10 mi W of Santa Cruz, Cajamarca -   Peru
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Granja copper project
Destination airport:Chiclayo
Narrative:
Bell 412EP, N417EV, owned by Evergreen Helicopters, Incorporated, and operated by Helinka S.A.C., was destroyed when it impacted remote, mountainous terrain about 10 nautical miles west of Santa Cruz, Cajamarca, Peru.

The helicopter, took off from the Rio Tinto La Granja copper project, 900km north of the Peruvian capital Lima, carrying two pilots and eight passengers.

Sources:

https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/317697-bell412-down-rip-alan-crann.html
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20080409X00443&key=1
http://www.mtc.gob.pe/portal/transportes/aereo/ciaa/2008/informe_final_helinka_N417EV_agosto_2008_versionII.pdf
https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/2014/10/lawsuit-against-evergreen-helicopters-over-deadly.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2008 00:21 Bleiente Added
13-Mar-2008 23:23 Fusko Updated
19-May-2008 06:51 Fusko Updated
19-May-2008 10:53 harro Updated
07-Feb-2013 09:03 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
30-Aug-2014 14:51 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2014 09:19 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:13 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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