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Date:25-MAR-2009
Time:15:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-4 LongRanger IV
Owner/operator:Medair
Registration: TC-HEK
C/n / msn: 52215 ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Kes, Göksun-Kahramanmaras -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kahramanmaras
Destination airport:Yozgat
Narrative:
The helicopter that was carrying the leader of a political party crashed while landing in the near mountains central Anatolian province of Yozgat.

Found on Friday 27th after 48 hours of searches the 6 bodies around the wrecked helicopter, included the ultranationalist politician Muhsin Yazicioglu. No one survived. Accident caused by bad weather.

There is some confusion regarding the identity of this Bell. C/n is probably 52215, ex-N474SF canx in 2007 as exported to Turkey.

Sources:

http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/domestic/11302582.asp?gid=244


Images:


Photo by Ismail Gunes

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2009 11:06 ddk Added
26-Mar-2009 04:43 hggultek Updated
27-Mar-2009 11:34 morethanwords Updated
28-Mar-2009 13:14 hggultek Updated
28-Mar-2009 13:19 harro Updated
11-Apr-2009 23:23 ddkLONDON Updated
13-Dec-2014 19:38 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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