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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177209
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:22-JUN-2015
Time:12:56 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Owner/operator:EjÚrcito Nacional de Colombia
Registration: EJC2185
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Bejuco -   Colombia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport: Filo Guamo Pipeline
Narrative:
Landed in a field where mines had been planted

Video posted below - Helicopter landed, servicemen exiting the helicopter, mine exploded destroying the helicopter - killing 4 and injuring 6 - of the total 15 onboard.

Sources:

http://www.eltiempo.com/politica/justicia/ataque-a-helicopetro-en-catatumbo-son-siete-black-hawk-los-perdidos-desde-2011/15990556
https://www.noticiasrcn.com/nacional-pais/ejercito-confirma-cuatro-uniformados-murieron-tras-ataque-explosivos-helicoptero
VIDEO of explosion after landing; https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=8aa_1436933903_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2015 04:02 Gavilan Added
23-Jun-2015 04:03 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Source]
15-Jul-2015 11:39 bizjets101 Updated [Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Jul-2015 08:58 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
17-Jan-2018 14:41 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Source]

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