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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203025
Last updated: 15 June 2021
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Date:16-DEC-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
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yerbabuena Mountain, Rincon de Dolores, Lepaterique municipality -   Honduras
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Toncontin Airport (TGU/MHTG)
Destination airport:Soto Cano Air Base (XPL/MHSC)
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances, in adverse weather conditions. All six occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

www.laprensa.hn
http://www.elheraldo.hn/sucesos/1135513-466/helicoptero-de-la-fuerza-aerea-de-honduras-desaparece-con-hermana-de-joh
http://web.archive.org/web/20171217053118/http://www.france24.com/en/20171217-honduran-presidents-sister-dies-helicopter-crash
http://www.abriendobrecha.tv/honduras-desaparece-helicoptero-fah-hermana-joh-abordo/
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Honduras-Air-Force/Eurocopter-AS-350B-3-Ecureuil/2179174


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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