Colombian National Police

20-Nov-21 PNC-0715 Bell UH-1H II Subachoque, Colombia (3F)

20-Nov-21 PNC-0715 Bell UH-1H II Subachoque, Colombia (3F)

20-Nov-2021

Police helicopter on counter-narcotics operation crashed for unknown reasons.  Initial reports (example) show foggy conditions, which may have been contributory.  Two fatalities of the six on board as a result of the accident, with a third death confirmed a short time later from the hospital Colombian vice president Marta Lucia Ramirez tweeted the names of... Read more

Trakka delivers total surveillance solutions package for Colombian National Police

Trakka delivers total surveillance solutions package for Colombian National Police

15-Jul-2020Source: Trakka Systems

Trakka USA, LLC is pleased to announce the delivery of Trakka’s Total Surveillance Solution Package for the Colombian National Police to support the Directorate of Aviation, Halcon Group. The Total Surveillance Solutions Package is comprised of the TrakkaCam TC-300 Multi-sensor Camera System, TrakkaMap TM-100 Mission Management, Moving Map, and recording system, and the TrakkaBeam A800... Read more

Astronautics RoadRunner™ EFI Flown on B212 Helicopter with Colombian National Police

Astronautics RoadRunner™ EFI Flown on B212 Helicopter with Colombian National Police

29-May-2017Source: Astronautics

Astronautics Corporation of America’s newest display product—the AFI 4700 RoadRunner electronic flight instrument (EFI)—flew onboard a Bell 212 helicopter yesterday during a demonstration flight with the Colombian National Police. The RoadRunner EFI will remain installed in the helicopter’s cockpit and be available for viewing on static display during the Feria de la Industria Aerospacial Colombiana... Read more

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

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

5-Oct-2015

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... Read more

04-Aug-15 PNC-0608 Sikorsky UH-60L Carepa, Colombia (16F)

04-Aug-15 PNC-0608 Sikorsky UH-60L Carepa, Colombia (16F)

4-Aug-2015

Helicopter on low-level anti-drug operation crashed, reportedly having been shot at from the ground by an improvised mortar device.  Initial reports said 15 fatal and 2 survivors, later raised to 16+2 List deceased includes – Assistant Superintendent Gualdrón Diego Rodriguez. Patrolman Jesus Antonio Polo.  Patrullero Enrique Escobar.  Patrolman Wilson Reyes Martinez.  Patrullero Norberto Cáceres Baptist. ... Read more

23-Dec-13 PNC-0923 Bell 206L4 Briceño, Colombia

23-Dec-13 PNC-0923 Bell 206L4 Briceño, Colombia

23-Dec-2013

Helicopter landed close to a landmine which was then triggered via mobile phone by a terrorist group.  2 injuries of 6 POB – named as Patrolman Diego Garzón and the pilot Captain Juan Gabriel Ramirez... Read more

01-Nov-12 Huey II Sandoná, Colombia

01-Nov-12 Huey II Sandoná, Colombia

1-Nov-2012

Failed to gain height, and control very erratic on take-off from sports field.  Put down safely, but not before damaging buildings with its downwash.  Government minister on board... Read more

26-May-12 Bell UH-1 Huey II Nariño, Colombia

26-May-12 Bell UH-1 Huey II Nariño, Colombia

26-May-2012

Pilot experienced some difficulties and elected to put the helicopter down in a mangrove swamp on approach to Tumaco airport.  All four (one report says five) occupants safely recovered... Read more

11-Jun-11 PNC-0731 Bell UH-1 Huey II Salinas, Colombia (8F)

11-Jun-11 PNC-0731 Bell UH-1 Huey II Salinas, Colombia (8F)

11-Jun-2011

Struck high voltage powerline. 8 fatalities named as pilot Néstor Manuel Niño Acosta, Copilot Fabián Fuentes Meneses, technician Leandro Sánchez Sánchez  and passengers Gutiérrez Mendoza Eimer, John Contreras Lobo, John Joya Delgado, Germán Medina Delgado and Wilson Correa Castillo... Read more

New Castleberry gyro has 56 unit advance order from Colombian National Police

New Castleberry gyro has 56 unit advance order from Colombian National Police

26-Aug-2010Source: Castleberry Instruments

Austin, TX based Castleberry Instruments & Avionics is proud to introduce the new 900-23 EH series front mounted Gyro. In cooperation with CCE Inc. Castleberry Instruments & Avionics has completed agreement to update fleet of 56 Colombian National Police (Anti Narcotics unit) UH-1H Helicopters. This latest addition gyro further compliments Castleberry’s group of Fixed Wing... Read more

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