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

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