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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139817
Last updated: 28 January 2020
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Time:08:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 332L1 Super Puma
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Mexicana (FAM)
Registration: TPH-06/XC-UHM
C/n / msn: 2127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Santa Catarina Atoyzingo, Chalco -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Campo Militar Marte, Mexico City
Destination airport:Ciudad de Cuernavaca, Morelos
A Mexican Presidential helicopter crashed near Santa Catarina Atoyzingo killing all eight on board.
The Aérospatiale AS 332L1 Super Puma helicopter (XC-UHM/TPH-06) departed Campo Militar Marte, Mexico City at 08:45 on a flight to Ciudad de Cuernavaca.
The helicopter carried the Secretary of the Interior, José Francisco Blake Mora, accompanied by Secretary for Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Secretariat itself, Felipe Castro Zamora, Director General of Social Communication, José Alfredo García Medina, the Technical Secretariat Office of the Secretary, Diana Hayton Miriam Sanchez and Rene de Leon Major Sapien, Security Chief Secretary of the Interior. Additionally there were three crew members on board.
The helicopter flew into the side of a hill, Cerro Ayaqueme, at a height of 2600 m asl. The wreckage was found at 11:12. According to the information available at this moment the location of the accident presented layers of clouds at low altitude and reduced visibility.


Revision history:

11-Nov-2011 11:09 robertpilot Added
11-Nov-2011 11:48 robertpilot Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Narrative]
11-Nov-2011 12:19 robertpilot Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
11-Nov-2011 12:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
11-Nov-2011 12:31 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 05:12 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 07:06 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-Nov-2011 13:30 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2012 08:25 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source]
06-Jun-2014 13:28 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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