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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 20200
Last updated: 1 August 2020
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Date:29-MAY-2008
Time:14:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1N Iroquois
Owner/operator:Servicio Aéreo Nacional (SAN)
Registration: SAN-100
C/n / msn: 31434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Calidonia, Panama City -   Panama
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MPEJ
Destination airport:MPMG
Narrative:
Militar Helicopter carrying Chile's top police chief for an anti-terrorism conference crashed into a building. The helicopter exploded when it hit the building. Flight plan was scheduled to depart from Tocumen airport with destination to Colón and then from Colón to Miramar International Hotel, there was a last minute change and the destination was changed to Albrook/Marcos A. Gelabert airport. The accident occurred while en route to Albrook/Marcos A. Gelabert. The possible cause of the accident points to a fault in the Trunnion Assy. Which was already scheduled for replacement.

Sources:

1. https://www.prensa.com/local_2008052914351760.shtml
2. https://www.prensa.com/local_2008052915083932.shtml https://www.prensa.com/local_2008052914045481.shtml
http://www.telemetro.com/nacionales/Gobierno-publico-orden-compra-helicoptero_0_44695539.html
http://www.sanp.gob.pa/2do.htm
https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/GenPDF.asp?id=NYC08RA197&rpt=fa
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20080610X00823&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-May-2008 21:06 p4c0 Added
29-May-2008 21:10 harro Updated
29-May-2008 23:12 p4c0 Updated
29-May-2008 23:14 Fusko Updated
30-May-2008 01:48 Dmitriy Updated
30-May-2008 10:08 p4c0 Updated
31-May-2008 23:26 hp-1202ps Updated
01-Nov-2008 23:16 RobertMB Updated
01-Jun-2010 06:52 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Other fatalities, Source]
08-Nov-2013 16:50 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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