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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138880
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Date:01-OCT-2011
Time:08:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Philippine Air Force (PAF)
Registration: 606
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Patikul township, Sulu province -   Philippines
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Camp Baladad
Narrative:
The Philippine military says three air force personnel were killed when a Bell UH-1H Huey helicopter carrying supplies to troops fighting militants on a southern island crashed after its engine lost power.
The helicopter lost engine power as it approached military Camp Baladad and attempted a precautionary landing but crashed into Mount Sinumaan, Patikul township, Sulu province, on Jolo island.
The helicopter hit the ground hard and rolled down a hill. Three crew members were killed and the fourth was injured.

Sources:

http://www.wqow.com/story/15592445/3-killed-in-philippine-military-helicopter-crash
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-10/01/c_131170906.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20120205171258/http://www.sunstar.com.ph:80/zamboanga/local-news/2011/10/01/mechanical-glitch-blamed-chopper-crash-182631
https://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=733073&publicationSubCategoryId=63


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Oct-2011 01:25 gerard57 Added
01-Oct-2011 02:30 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities]
01-Oct-2011 02:50 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Oct-2011 11:38 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
01-Oct-2011 19:58 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Source]
14-Jun-2018 06:51 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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