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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34883
Last updated: 28 August 2020
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Date:26-JUL-1993
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369E
Owner/operator:Rapid Action Forces [Fura]
Registration: N126PD
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Carolina, PR -   Puerto Rico
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Isla Grande, PR (TJIG)
Destination airport:(TJIG)
Narrative:
Police Department Helicopter assigned to complete a Safety and assesment mission on the Carraizo lake Dam to alert all fishermans that the doors will be open due to the fact of heavy rain at the day reach up the maximum level of the Dam. PIC and crew get close to power lines and after couples of minutes after flight nap of the earth they climb up and touch a heavy power line with main and tail rotors and then suffer a frontal crash from 100 feet agl. all 3 crews die at the crash.

Sources:

Abner Ortiz Rivera (Former Air Support Unit Crew -PR.Justice Department)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
08-May-2014 14:48 abortiz Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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