ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263591
Last updated: 4 June 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:09-MAR-2004
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206 ?
Owner/operator:Mexican Justice Dept.
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Culiacan -   Mexico
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by high-powered gun fire whilst on a police drug fumigation mission and crashed outside of the city. Mexican Air Force pilot, Ricardo Romo Hernandez was killed. The joint police/military operation was targeting a marijuana plantation near the state line between Durango and Sinaloa.

Sources:

AFM JUN 2004


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jun-2021 08:07 TB Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description