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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217319
Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Date:26-JUN-2000
Time:c. 16:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Hondureña (FAH)
Registration: 947
C/n / msn: 12872
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Comayagua -   Honduras
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hernan Acosta Mejia AB
Narrative:
Skids caught by a cable and helicopter flipped into the water of the El Coyolar hydroelectric dam shortly after take-off in heavy rain. Crew drowned. Helicopter was recovered and repaired.

Sources:

AFM August 2000, p93/October 2000, p75


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Nov-2018 18:05 TB Added
16-Nov-2018 19:54 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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