17-Jan-14 XC-BBF Bell UH-1H Tancitaro, Mexico

Hit cable at low level and crashed into wooded area.  Some reports suggest the cable was intentionally put there by the dissident groups, and that this helicopter was one of 11 put into the region to restore order after the dissident group took control. Helicopter fitted with cable cutters. 5 pOB received minor injuries, and they were named as

  • Federal Public Ministry agent, Alan Daniel Montesinos López,
  • Federal ministerial police, Francisco Javier López Soto,
  • Mechanical technician, Gilberto Amezcua Solorio,
  • Pilot Enrique Rosales  Villegas
  • Co-Pilot and Second Artillery Captain, Germán Ortiz Narciso.
Date:
17 January, 2014
Reg:
XC-BBF
Make:
Bell
Model:
UH-1
MSN:
11529
Location:
Tancitaro, 15 miles north of Apatzingán
Country:
Mexico
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
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