Colombian Air Force Bell 212 accident kills 13

Colombian Air Force Bell 212 accident kills 13 1 May, 12, Source: HeliHub.com

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Incident summary – The helicopter was on a transport mission from Barranquilla to Caucasia when the accident occurred, killing all 13 on board – 7 from the Colombian Air Force and 6 from the Colombian National Police.  Pilot was named as Major Abel Jorge Garcia Cardona, while Lieutenant Hector Vega Alejandro Cuevas was serving as copilot.

This accident is reported in our Safety pages at 30-Apr-12 FAC-4020 Bell 212 Sabanagrande, Colombia (13F)

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