ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64657
Last updated: 25 November 2014
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Date:01-DEC-2006
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: FAC4503
C/n / msn: 10332
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:El Cucharo Hacienda, Tocaima-Girardot -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Melgar, Colombia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex- US Army 68-15402 (c/n 10332) supplied to Mexico in 1996/7 under Excess Defense Articles Program but grounded Mar 1998. To US State Department (International Narcotics and Law Enforcement) as N332SD Feb 8, 2008. Subsequently to Colombian AF as FAC-4503 on August 2 2008.

Crashed at Tocaima-Girardot, Colombia, on 1.12.2006. On a tactical training flight from its homebase Melgar, a Huey of the Colombian Air Force’s Escuela de Helicopteros crashed near the El Cucharo Hacienda. An eyewitness saw the helicopter flying low over the treetops before it hit the
ground and exploded. The crew of three was killed

Sources:
http://www.scramble.nl/mag/scramble332-images.pdf
http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/usa/USDOS/DOS-UH1H.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1968.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tocaima


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Oct-2011 11:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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