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29-Aug-20 HC-CVB Robinson R66 Manta, Ecuador

Heavy landing which resulted in the starboard skid ripped off, main blades damaged, tail strike which destroyed tail blades

Registration to be confirmed as HC-CVB is also reported as a Bell 505

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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

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13-Jan-15 FAE-603 HAL Dhruv Chongon, Ecuador

Ditched for unknown reason in the Chongón dam reservoir, all POB in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Video of the last stages of the recovery effort can be seen here  A later press report blamed a tail rotor drive shaft problem

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21-Feb-14 FAE-601 AL Dhruv Chimborazo, Ecuador (3F)

3 of 4 POB killed

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23-Mar-13 Bell TH-57A Salinas, Ecuador

Training accident.  Main rotors severed tail boom, aircraft ended upright on its skids

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25-Nov-11 HC-CLH Bell 212 Quito, Ecuador

Impacted terrain close to company helipad.  Local DGAC records show the helicopter was only certified in Ecuador 7 days before.  Four occupants – Pilot Patricio Villalba, front seat passenger Jorge Luis Villegas and two mechanics Luis Ferrario and Pedro Medina were all injured

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11-Nov-09 EE-315 Eurocopter SA315B Morona Santago Province, Ecuador

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27-Oct-09 FAE-604 HAL Dhruv Quito, Ecuador

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19-Oct-09 HN-403 Bell 230 Ecuador

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25-Mar-09 , Ecuador

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