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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168929
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Date:20-AUG-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-1 LongRanger II
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca
Registration: FAG-132
C/n / msn: 45738
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Aguacate, Nentón, Huehuetenango -   Guatemala
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Bell 206 helicopter crash killed all five aboard. One of the occupants was Major General Israel Rudy Ruiz Ortiz, Chief of Staff of National Defense of Guatemala. Bad weather had prevented the helicopter from from touching down at the base where they had planned to land. The accident happened during the diversion.

Sources:

http://www.prensalibre.com/huehuetenango/Nenton-Huehuetenango-accidente-aereo-heridos_0_1196880381.html
https://www.defensenews.com/article/20140820/DEFREG05/308200042/Guatemala-Army-Chief-Staff-Dies-Helicopter-Crash/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2014 18:30 harro Added
20-Aug-2014 19:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Narrative]
21-Aug-2014 05:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Embed code]
21-Aug-2014 11:29 rotorspot Updated [Cn, Embed code]
21-Aug-2014 20:19 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]

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