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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162630
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:06-DEC-2013
Time:15:30
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: 940
C/n / msn: 12228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Burauen, Leyte -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bagacay West village
Narrative:
A Philippines Air Force helicopter involved in relief efforts crashed on Friday afternoon 6 December 2013 between the towns of Burauen and La Paz, Leyte.
Five crew members and three civilian passengers were on board the helicopter.
Some persones (two personnel of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and six soldiers, including the pilots) sustained injuries and had to be treated in hospital.
The helicopter crash landed in an emergency landing after it experienced engine trouble.

Sources:

http://www.philstar.com/nation/2013/12/06/1264972/air-force-chopper-crashes-leyte
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/breaking-news/2013/12/06/6-soldiers-2-others-injured-leyte-helicopter-crash-317436


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Dec-2013 12:25 gerard57 Added
06-Dec-2013 12:29 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
14-Jun-2018 06:46 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location]

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