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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 824
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:13-DEC-2007
Time:14:36 UCT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 204B
Owner/operator:Servicios Aéreos de los Andes SAC
Registration: OB-1866-P
C/n / msn: 2197
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nr. Curaray-Loreto, 216 miles NW of Iquitos -   Peru
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Oil exploration camp nr. Curaray-Loreto, Peru
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On December 18, 2007, at 1436 coordinated universal time, a Bell 204B, OB-1866, was destroyed during initial climb from an oil exploration camp near Curaray-Loreto, Peru, 216 miles northwest of Iquitos, Peru. The pilot, one crewmember, and three passengers were seriously injured.

According to the Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion (CIAA), during initial climb the helicopter started a right turn. Approximately 300 feet above ground level it began to descend and impacted trees and terrain in a nose down attitude.

Sources:

http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/t2h2lhyrlubyernn0bfns3yn1/F10292011120000.pdf
http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/accidentdetails.aspx?accidentkey=47197
http://web.archive.org/web/20130702065952/http://www.rotorspot.nl:80/ob.htm
http://www.mtc.gob.pe/portal/transportes/aereo/ciaa/OB-1866-P%20Patrik-enero%202010%20Final.pdf
http://www.bellhelicopter.com/MungoBlobs/802/70/potential.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2008 00:42 JINX Added
29-Oct-2011 10:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2014 15:17 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2014 15:17 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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