ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64646
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:12-AUG-2002
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC4508
C/n / msn: 11166
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Melgar AFB, Tolimar -   Colombia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Melgar AFB, Colombia (SKME)
Destination airport:Melgar AFB, Colombia (SKME)
Narrative:
Ex-US Army 68-16507, then to N390SD: To Colombia 2/8/2007 as FAC 4508

Crashed on takeoff, with 36 pounds of torque, the engine N1 turbine well drops, and aircraft fell to the ground from an altitude of 50 feet

Sources:
Scramble 283
http://s362974870.onlinehome.us/forums/air/index.php?showtopic=143517
http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/usa/USDOS/DOS-UH1H.htm



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2009 23:46 190.182.22.93 Updated
31-Oct-2011 06:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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