16-May-12 XA-UKL Bell 206B Jerez, Mexico

Crashed from low level during take-off and ended up on its starboard side within the police compound.  Press statement said it was a mechanical issue.  Pilot named as Víctor Ojeda Esqueda and passengers were Secretary of Public Security Jesús Pinto Ortiz and director of the State Preventive Police, Víctor Manuel Bosques.   All three to hospital.  Helicopter presumed destroyed (see photos here and here)

Date:
16 May, 2012
Reg:
XA-UKL
Make:
Bell
Model:
B206
MSN:
726
Location:
Jerez, in the state of Zacatecas
Country:
Mexico
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Mexican-Federal-Police
Link:
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=es&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fzacatecashoy.com%2Fse-desploma-helicoptero-de-la-ssp-en-zacatecas-con-funcionarios-a-bordo%2F
Link:
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Link:
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