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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178295
Last updated: 30 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Owner/operator:Policía Nacional Colombia
Registration: PNC-0608
MSN: 70-3887
Fatalities:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 18
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Carepa, Urabá -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances during an anti-narcotics operation..
Sixteen police officers died in the crash. Two others were severely injured. One police officer later died from the injuries sustained in the crash.


Associated Press


Photo of PNC-0608 courtesy

Rionegro - José María Córdova (SKRG / MDE)
10 July 2015; (c) Jonathan Verschuuren

Revision history:

04-Aug-2015 19:43 gerard57 Added
04-Aug-2015 19:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]
04-Aug-2015 21:26 Chieftain Updated [Time, Total occupants, Narrative]
05-Aug-2015 12:00 CTYONE Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants]
05-Aug-2015 12:00 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2015 16:49 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
26-Aug-2015 07:11 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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