Incident Bell 407 HP-1430,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153670
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Date:Sunday 18 February 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic B407 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 407
Owner/operator:Government of Panama
Registration: HP-1430
MSN: 53439
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:50 km off Rio Hato -   Panama
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Punta Mala, Los Santos
Destination airport:Panama City
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The presidential helicopter ditched in Gulf of Panama 50 km off coast after fuel starvation. Capsized under tow by cutter. Sunken by small arms fire.


Scramble 347
Flight International 22-28 October 2002
Air International June 2001, p336

Revision history:

02-Mar-2013 12:51 TB Added
03-Mar-2013 13:04 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source]
05-May-2013 18:09 TB Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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