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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69490
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Date:30-OCT-2009
Time:08:50 AM
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:RCG Radio y Television Saltillo
Registration: XA-TVR
MSN: 4181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saltillo, Coahuila -   Mexico
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The television helicopter crashed into a tire factory and burst into flames. The Bell 206 helicopter was carrying journalists working on a breakfast news program for the Grupo RCG network.

Sources:

http://web.zocalo.com.mx/seccion/articulo/se-desploma-helicoptero-de-RCG-tres-lesionados
http://archivo.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/636860.html
http://airflightdisaster.com/index.php/helicopter-crash-saltillo-mexico/
https://www.king5.com/article/news/world/67777252.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

3 Oct 1998 N992SM Steven Mullins Excavating 0 Vernal, Utah w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2009 23:44 Anon. Added
31-Oct-2009 04:16 RobertMB Updated

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