Columbia Helicopters Chinook down in Peru with 7 fatalities

Columbia Helicopters Chinook down in Peru with 7 fatalities 8 Jan, 13, Source: HeliHub.com

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Incident summary – 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 wooded area killing all 7 on board – 2 Peruvians and 5 Americans .   It was reported that most worked for Petrominerales – for whom the helicopter was being operated

This accident is reported in our Safety pages at https://helihub.com/2013/01/07/07-jan-12-n241ch-boeing-234lr-pucallpa-peru-7k/

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