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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64646
Last updated: 12 February 2020
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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
Departure airport:Melgar AFB (SKME)
Destination airport:
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.


Scramble 283
*AFM December 2002, p72


Revision history:

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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