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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163362
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:17-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Mexican government
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tancitaro, Michoacan region -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter hit a cable and crashed, injuring three out of five occupants.
The cable is said to be erected by “criminals” to avoid air raids hunting for drug plantations and other cartel activities.

Sources:

http://aaj.tv/2014/01/federal-helicopter-crashes-in-mexico-injuring-three/
http://www.latimes.com/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-mexico-michoacan-helicopter-crash-20140117,0,1309407.story#axzz2qkIVjxRj


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2014 09:21 gerard57 Added
18-Jan-2014 10:55 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source]

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