27-Jan-15 FAE-605 HAL Dhruv Tena, Ecuador

Crashed shortly after take off from Army operations centre at Tena.  All four survived despite helicopter ending upside down and on fire – named as captains Soberon Hernán Alberto Davalos Villacrés and Andrew Ismael Carrillo, Second Sergeant Henry Toapanta Ona and Sergeant Humberto Moreno.  A later press report blamed this accident on a fault with the autopilot

Date:
27 January, 2015
Reg:
FAE-605
Make:
HAL
Model:
Dhruv
MSN:
DS-90
Location:
Tena
Country:
Ecuador
Civil / Military:
Military
Link:
http://ecoamazonico.org/?p=5441
Link:
http://radiorumba.fm/news/helicoptero-dhruv-cayo-en-tena-el-segundo-en-este-mes/

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