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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243829
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Date:11-OCT-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H-II Super Huey II
Owner/operator:Colombian Army
Registration: EJC5402
C/n / msn: 8894
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Taraza -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot of a Colombian Army Bell UH-1H-II Super Huey II, belonging to Batallon de Aviacion No.5 Movimiento Aereo, made an emergency landing in a field. The helicopter sustained substantial damaged.
The four crew members were injured and the helicopter sustained substantial damage.

Sources:

https://www.britishnewsnetwork.com/news/helicopters-emergency-landing-injures-4-soldiers-in-north-colombia202010121612110009
https://redmas.com.co/w/helicoptero-del-ejercito-aterrizo-de-emergencia-en-taraza-antioquia-cuatro-soldados-heridos?redirect=/inicio&color=#F7B40D&seccion=Colombia
https://informesinbandera.com/noticias/Accidentado_un_helicoptero_Bell_UH-1H-II_de_la_Aviacion_del_Ejercito_Colombiano_f61dee0ee2825ee1872e551b59cf6991


Images:

Photo of EJC5402 courtesy AirHistory.net


Melgar - Tolemaida / General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (SKTI / MLR)
8 July 2015; (c) Jonathan Verschuuren

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Oct-2020 06:59 gerard57 Added
13-Oct-2020 07:01 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Oct-2020 07:57 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
14-Oct-2020 06:49 poxipol Updated [Source]

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