07-Jan-13 N241CH Boeing 234LR Pucallpa, Peru (7K)

Minutes after take-off from Pucallpa, the helicopter appeared to have a problem en route and smoke was coming from the aircraft.  Shortly after it crashed into a jungle area killing all 7 on board – 2 Peruvians – Joel Castillo and Luis Ramos, and 5 Americans – Dan Immel , Ed Córdova, Jaime Pickett, Lee Bradford and Darrel Birkes.  It was reported that most worked for Petrominerales – for whom the helicopter was being operated

Date
January 7, 2013
Reg
N241CH
Make
Boeing
Model
CH-47
MSN
MJ016
Location
near the Laguna Yarinacocha in Pucallpa
Country
Peru
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
7
Operator
Columbia-Helicopters
Link 1
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=es&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fperu21.pe%2Factualidad%2Fpucallpa-siete-muertos-caida-helicoptero-2111393
Link 2
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=pt&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fbr.noticias.yahoo.com%2Fqueda-helic%25C3%25B3ptero-selva-peru-deixa-sete-mortos-015106346.html
Link 3
http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/1/8/worldupdates/2013-01-08T012303Z_1_BRE90701R_RTROPTT_0_UK-PERU-HELICOPTER-CRASH&sec=Worldupdates

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