20-Jun-13 Mil Mi-17 Momotombo, Nicaragua (9F)

helicopter experienced “mechanical problems” at altitude before descending uncontrolled on the edge of Lake Managua.  Most of the wreckage entered the water where it subsequently submerged

Date:
20 June, 2013
Make:
Mil
Model:
MI-8
Location:
near the Momotombo Volcano
Country:
Nicaragua
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
9
Operator:
Nicaraguan-Army
Link:
http://www.boston.com/news/world/latin-america/2013/06/20/nicaragua-army-helicopter-carrying-crashes/3VtXmK0Yojx70SRhsCMfiM/story.html
Link:
http://www.nicaraguadispatch.com/news/2013/06/10-feared-dead-in-helicopter-crash-in-nicaragua/7913
Link:
http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=en&a=http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/nacionales/289589-plana-mayor-de-fuerza-aerea-viajaba-helicoptero-accidentado

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