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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83591
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:20-DEC-2010
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter UH-72A Lakota
Owner/operator:United States National Guard (USNG)
Registration: 08-72069
MSN: 9237
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off coast of Rio Grande -   Puerto Rico
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Juan
Destination airport:Vieques
Narrative:
Authorities on Sunday 23 January 2011 recovered the last remains of six people killed when a Puerto Rico National Guard helicopter plummeted into the ocean en route to a drug raid last month.

Sources:

1. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/national-guard-chopper-crashes-in-puerto-rico-1.888133
2. http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/12/21/puerto.rico.helicopter.crash/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2010 08:32 gerard57 Added
21-Dec-2010 10:44 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2010 10:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Dec-2010 14:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities]
22-Dec-2010 09:10 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2010 09:45 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2010 15:07 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn]
31-Dec-2010 06:55 Anon. Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2011 11:12 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2011 14:42 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2012 10:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2016 17:35 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2016 20:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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