18-May-12 EV-0672 Mil Mi-17V5 San Felipe, Venezuela (4F)

Crashed on take off from an altitude of approx 10m on a training flight.  4 of 5 occupants killed – at least some from the Bolivian military, being trained in Venezuela.  One fatality named as Col. Oscar Martinez Mora.  Photo here shows the tail boom having been cut by the main rotors

Date
May 18, 2012
Reg
EV-0672
Make
Mil
Model
Mi-8
Location
San Felipe
Country
Venezuelan
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
4
Operator
Venezuelan-Army
Link 1
http://channel6newsonline.com/2012/05/military-helicopter-crash-in-venezuela-kills-4-injures-1/
Link 2
http://www.rctv.net/index.php/2012/05/18/extraoficial-se-estrella-helicoptero-militar-durante-un-entrenamiento-en-san-felipe/

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