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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70803
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Date:29-DEC-2009
Time:11:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369D
Owner/operator:Servicio Aéreo de Ibagué
Registration: HK-4177
C/n / msn: 470124D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Pitalito, Huila -   Colombia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Ibagué
Destination airport:Pitalito
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Narrative:
The helicopter, involved in the transportation of cash, crashed at Pitalito, Huila, Colombia.

Probable Cause
Encounter with turbulence during the flight, which affected the stability of the aircraft during the beginning of the descent of the approach, due to the crossing of downwind and turbulent currents, which affected the stability of the flight, causing the sinking and loss of control until the impact of the aircraft against the ground.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.eltiempo.com/colombia/otraszonas/un-helicoptero-cayo-en-barrio-de-pitalito_6856807-1]
http://www.aerocivil.gov.co/autoridad-de-la-aviacion-civil/investigacion/Histricos%20Accidentes/HK4177.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2009 11:06 chulian1819 Added
29-Dec-2009 11:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
29-Dec-2009 11:45 chulian1819 Updated [Operator]
06-Jul-2020 09:20 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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