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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137399
Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R66 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R66
Owner/operator:Inversiones Agroindustriales el Paraiso
Registration: N810AG
C/n / msn: 0021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Paradero Uno, near Flandes, Tolima -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Girardot/Santiago Vila Airport (GIR/SKGI)
Destination airport:local
The helicopter was destroyed when it crashed in a field under unknown circumstances at Paradero Uno about 8 miles from Flandes, Tolima. It is reported that the helicopter had earlier flown to Flandes from Guaymaral near Bogota but the pilot had then decided to carry out a local flight.

Press reports quote a witness as saying that the helicopter's tail rotor had hit a tree just before the crash and news videos seem to show the tail assembly and part of the tail boom lying in the tree line at the edge of a field some distance from the main wreckage. The accident happened in daylight (1530L) and in VMC.



Revision history:

13-Jul-2011 12:53 Anon. Added
13-Jul-2011 13:17 RobertMB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2013 11:40 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Mar-2013 11:47 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2016 20:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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