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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176781
Last updated: 14 December 2020
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Date:10-MAR-2003
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:ProcuradurŪa General de la Repķblica (PGR)
Registration: XC-HES
C/n / msn: 3054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Xitopontla, Tlapa, GUR -   Mexico
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two helicopters from Mexicoís Attorney Generalís office were shot down by AK-47 gunfire near Tlapa, Guerrero, in the nationís western mountains during an anti-narcotics spraying operation, killing all 5 officials on board.

Sources:

http://www.timelines.ws/countries/MEXICO_D.HTML
WAAS
AFM MAY 2003


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2015 17:06 gerard57 Added
19-Aug-2017 13:21 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2020 13:53 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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