04-May-17 Bell UH-1D Tanay, Philippines (3F)

Encountered engine trouble while on a landing approach inside the headquarters of the Philippine Army’s 2nd Infantry Divisiion in Sitio Hilltop, Barangay Sampaloc, Camp Capinpin in Tanay.  Helicopter crashed and burned out in a wooded area

The helicopter was taking part in a disaster rescue operation training course involving 60 soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division and 12 policemen from Calabarzon in Region-4 with Camp Capinpin as venue.

3 fatalities from 4 POB

Date
May 4, 2017
Make
Bell
Model
UH-1
Location
Sitio Hilltop, Brgy. Sampaloc, Tanay, Rizal
Country
Philippines
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
3
Operator
Philippine-Air-Force
Link 1
http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/235834/3-airmen-die-in-chopper-crash.html
Link 2
http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/05/04/paf-pilot-crew-killed-in-helicopter-crash/
Link 3
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/regions/609506/3-dead-1-hurt-in-tanay-chopper-crash/story/

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