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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227541
Last updated: 15 April 2020
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Date:24-JUL-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 130T2
Owner/operator:Servicios Aéreos La Viña - SAV
Registration: XA-VRG
C/n / msn: 7816
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Morelia -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Morelia
Destination airport:Huétamo
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. The four occupants, two pilots and the head of the Ministry of Public Security of Michoacán , Martín Godoy Castro, and the director of the State Popular Insurance, Germán Ortega, were fatally injured.

Sources:

https://www.unotv.com/noticias/estados/michoacan/detalle/muere-titular-ssp-michoacan-cae-helicoptero-seguropopular-592119/
https://encambioquintanaroo.com/nacional/mueren-jose-martin-godoy-castro-y-german-ortega-silva-en-accidente-aereo/
http://www.vuelosav.com/
http://dunyanews.tv/en/Crime/352458-Criminals-down-police-helicopter-in-Mexico-four-d?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
https://www.transponder1200.com/autoridades-confirman-el-impacto-de-un-helicoptero-en-michoacan/
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/20392_1469852018.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2019 17:01 Captain Adam Added
24-Jul-2019 18:40 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
24-Jul-2019 18:51 ErinBensen Updated [Nature]
24-Jul-2019 20:07 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source]
24-Jul-2019 20:10 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
24-Jul-2019 20:13 harro Updated [Operator, Source]
24-Jul-2019 20:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Jul-2019 20:58 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
25-Jul-2019 05:52 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
25-Jul-2019 18:38 Anon. Updated [Source]

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