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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153504
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:24-FEB-2013
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60L Halcón
Owner/operator:Ejército Nacional de Colombia
Registration: EJC2154
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vistahermosa -   Colombia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in an air assault against FARC guerrillas, a Sikorsky UH-60L Halcón helicopter (EJC2154, no dash), operated by Ejército Nacional de Colombia (Army) BAAV 2 unit, caught fire. It landed in a combat zone but shortly after exploded, probably for having struck a mine.

Sources:

http://caracol.com.co/radio/2013/02/24/judicial/1361708520_847931.html
http://www.webinfomil.com/2013/02/se-accidenta-blackhawk-uh-60-del.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2013 04:56 Nieuport Added
25-Feb-2013 05:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
25-Feb-2013 05:15 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Feb-2013 05:12 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2018 14:43 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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