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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163146
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:14:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Sociedad Aeronáutica de Santander (SASA)
Registration: HK-4462
MSN: 51538
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Anorí, Antioquia -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Puerto Berrío (PBE/SKPR)
Destination airport:Anorí, Antioquia
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
The helicopter crashed in wooded mountainous terrain, killing all five on board.

Probable cause(s)
The investigation concluded that the probable cause of the accident was the sudden stop of the engine due to a total lack of lubrication, caused by a firearm impact in the oil reservoir, by a shooter located on the ground.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

10-Jan-2014 20:48 harro Added
10-Jan-2014 20:49 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
11-Jan-2014 16:56 TB Updated [Damage, Narrative]
04-Feb-2014 01:33 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
04-Feb-2014 01:46 Geno Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Jul-2020 04:55 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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