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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74016
Last updated: 11 October 2019
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Time:13:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B222 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 222UT
Owner/operator:Vertical de Aviación
Registration: HK-3262
C/n / msn: 47556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chaparral, Tolima -   Colombia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
A Bell 222UT helicopter Vertical Aviation and a MDH/Hughes 500/530 of the Colombian Air Force crashed while performing maneuvers off on a military garrison located very near the town of Chaparral, Tolima.


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

Revision history:

20-Apr-2010 22:07 chulian1819 Added
20-Apr-2010 23:56 paul Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source]
21-Apr-2010 01:45 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2010 02:03 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Apr-2010 07:28 chulian1819 Updated [Total fatalities, Source]
24-Apr-2010 08:20 chullian1819 Updated [Source]
30-Apr-2010 22:38 chullian1819 Updated [Total fatalities, Source]
02-May-2010 08:16 RobertMB Updated [Other fatalities]
27-Nov-2012 10:36 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source]
27-Nov-2012 11:12 TB Updated [Source]
01-Apr-2019 08:39 harro Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Accident report, ]

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