After experiencing some blade damage in flight, an emergency landing was made. The impact killed pilot Rodolfo LeÃ³n GavilÃ¡n. The other 18 on board survived. The police had been engaged on an anti-drug trafficking mission.
Peruvian National Police helicopter crashed killing co-pilot Nancy Flores after being shot at by rebels while searching for 43 kidnapped energy company workers. Two others – gunner Luis Guerrero and a civilian acting as a guide, Elver Huaman, were wounded.
Extensively damaged in force landing on roof of house. On board were Mayor Ã“scar Aronez Canova, Captain JosÃ© IvÃ¡n Tarrillo DÃaz and officer Lucio Quispe Santillana, all of the Peruvian National Police
Apparent mechanical failure at low level