Accident Eurocopter AS 350B3 Écureuil FAH-905,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203025
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Date:Saturday 16 December 2017
Time:c. 09:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 350B3 Écureuil
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Hondureña (FAH)
Registration: FAH-905
MSN: 4699
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yerbabuena Mountain, Rincon de Dolores, Lepaterique municipality -   Honduras
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG)
Destination airport:Soto Cano Air Base (XPL/MHSC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances, in adverse weather conditions. All six occupants died in the crash.


Revision history:

16-Dec-2017 21:23 gerard57 Added
16-Dec-2017 21:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
17-Dec-2017 08:05 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Dec-2017 19:17 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source]

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