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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64646
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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Date:12-AUG-2002
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Registration: FAC4508
C/n / msn: 11166
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Melgar AFB, Tolimar -   Colombia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Melgar AFB (SKME)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Heavy landing after takeoff, with 36 pounds of torque, the engine N1 turbine well drops, and aircraft fell to the ground from an altitude of 50 feet. *Both crew seriously injured. *On post-maintenance flight.

Sources:

Scramble 283
http://s362974870.onlinehome.us/forums/air/index.php?showtopic=143517
http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/usa/USDOS/DOS-UH1H.htm
*AFM December 2002, p72


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2009 23:46 Anon. Updated
31-Oct-2011 06:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2020 12:54 TB Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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