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
January 27, 2015
Reg
FAE-605
Make
HAL
Model
Dhruv
MSN
DS-90
Location
Tena
Country
Ecuador
CivilMilitary
Military
Link 2
http://ecoamazonico.org/?p=5441
Link 3
http://radiorumba.fm/news/helicoptero-dhruv-cayo-en-tena-el-segundo-en-este-mes/

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