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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163702
Last updated: 27 May 2021
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Date:03-FEB-2014
Time:13:11 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD 500E (369E)
Owner/operator:Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP)
Registration: MSP013
MSN: 0142E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cerro Chirripó, Cartago -   Costa Rica
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:MROC
Narrative:
Tail rotor problem on take-off, started to spin and crashed heavily rolling onto its side.

Sources:

http://helihub.com/2014/02/03/03-feb-14-msp-013-md-helicopters-md500e-cartago-costa-rica/
http://www.nacion.com/sucesos/accidentes/Piloto-ocupantes-sobreviven-desplome-helicoptero_0_1394660555.html
http://www.diarioextra.com/Dnew/noticiaDetalle/224435
http://www.crhoy.com/pilotos-y-funcionaria-del-tse-w5l7m3x/
https://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/internacionales/309895-helicoptero-que-transportaba-material-electoral-su/


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Minutes before accident

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2014 07:41 otherball Added
04-Feb-2014 19:26 Luis Jimenez Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Damage, Photo, ]
06-Feb-2014 07:23 Luis Jimenez Updated [Aircraft type, Photo, ]
09-Feb-2014 19:56 Luis Jimenez Updated [Photo, ]
09-Feb-2014 20:16 Luis Jimenez Updated [Photo, ]
01-Jan-2017 18:12 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
14-Aug-2017 20:48 TB Updated [Operator]
19-Oct-2017 17:49 TB Updated [Operator]

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