05-Oct-15 PNC-073 Bell UH-1H Puerto Gaitan, Colombia (6F)

Crashed and burned out after reported loss of hydraulics led to loss of tail rotor control and an emergency landing.  Six fatalities named as Pilot Javier Arias F, copilot Germán David Beltrán;  Col. Carlos Alberto Melendez, police commander for Meta region, along with colleagues Jeison Alejandro García and Luís Felipe Nieva Gómez, plus one other not named

Date:
5 October, 2015
Reg:
PNC-073
Make:
Bell
Model:
UH-1
Location:
Puerto Gaitan, Meta Department
Country:
Colombia
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
6
Operator:
Colombian-National-Police
Link:
http://www.bluradio.com/112229/helicoptero-de-la-policia-se-accidento-en-el-departamento-del-meta
Link:
http://noticiasdevillavicencio.com/index.php?id=20&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=11037&cHash=c29948b7ad5bc429d2bb6377ae685968
Link:
http://www.elcolombiano.com/dos-policias-heridos-dejo-accidente-de-helicoptero-en-meta-HG2833988

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