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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233322
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Date:28-FEB-2020
Time:04:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Belize Defense Force
Registration: BDF-12
C/n / msn: 18063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gales Point -   Belize
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BDF Airwing
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Belize military helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances.
All four occupants were killed.

The Belize Defence Force was operating two UH-1H's: BDF-11 and BDF-12.

Sources:

https://www.breakingbelizenews.com/2020/02/28/ministry-of-national-security-confirms-helicopter-crash-four-feared-dead-in-wreck/
https://www.reporter.bz/2020/02/28/b-d-f-helicopter-crash-landed-pilots-crew-missing/
https://amandala.com.bz/news/ministry-of-national-security-confirm-bdf-helicopter-crashed-yesterday/
https://d2rdp9tdz0ispr.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/bdf-helicopter-bell-summary.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2020 19:28 gerard57 Added
29-Feb-2020 02:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2020 02:33 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn]
17-Oct-2020 14:55 rvargast17 Updated [Date, Time, Source]

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