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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16735
Last updated: 30 March 2021
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Date:09-DEC-2004
Time:10:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana (FAE)
Registration: FAE823
C/n / msn: 30823
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ambato -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Extensive damage to landing gear, tailboom and lower structure.
Aircraft was rebuilt by Alpine Aerotech and is currently flying in Papua New Guinea as P2-PAQ.
The five crew members of the helicopter were all injured. Two persons on the ground, a 22 year old female and her daughter aged 2 years, died as a result of the crash.

Sources:

CASA PNG, C of A documents and aircraft history from Bell Helicopters product support.
http://www.emol.com/noticias/internacional/2004/12/09/166406/dos-muertos-tras-caida-de-helicoptero-militar-en-ecuador.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2008 05:21 Topaz Added
20-May-2008 06:44 Fusko Updated
06-Jun-2014 16:47 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
26-Jan-2015 12:40 TB Updated [Operator]
11-Oct-2015 07:03 imnoldfart Updated [Date, Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Oct-2015 07:03 harro Updated [Date, Time]
21-Nov-2017 09:21 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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