ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170418
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:10-OCT-2014
Time:11:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell OH-58A Kiowa
Owner/operator:Dominican Army Aviation
Registration: EN-1905
MSN: 40683
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:border area near Pedernales -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:Santo Domingo-Higuero Air Base
Destination airport:Pedernales
Narrative:
Authorities say a helicopter carrying the Dominican Republic's army chief and three others crashed but no one was seriously injured.
The Ministry of Defense says army chief Jose Matos escaped unharmed while two officials traveling with him were treated at a hospital for light injuries. The pilot also was uninjured.
Matos and the other officials were headed to the border town of Pedernales for a routine inspection.

Sources:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CB_DOMINICAN_REPUBLIC_HELICOPTER_CRASH?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-10-10-18-49-37

https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2014/10/10/Army-chief-survives-chopper-crash-in-SW-officer-hurt-Update/

http://wlos.com/template/inews_wire/wires.international/2c1087b8-www.wlos.com.shtml_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Oct-2014 06:42 Black Typhoon Added
11-Oct-2014 17:48 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org