Accident Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III HK-4462,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163146
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Date:Thursday 9 January 2014
Time:14:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Sociedad Aeronáutica de Santander (SASA)
Registration: HK-4462
MSN: 51538
Year of manufacture:1991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North of Anorí, Antioquia -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Puerto Berrío (PBE/SKPR)
Destination airport:Anorí, Antioquia
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The helicopter crashed in wooded mountainous terrain, killing all five on board.

Probable cause(s)
The investigation concluded that the probable cause of the accident was the sudden stop of the engine due to a total lack of lubrication, caused by a firearm impact in the oil reservoir, by a shooter located on the ground.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Report number: COL-14-01-GIA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
21 June 1992 N66LR Petroleum Investors 0 Ponca City, OK sub


Revision history:

10-Jan-2014 20:48 harro Added
10-Jan-2014 20:49 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
11-Jan-2014 16:56 TB Updated [Damage, Narrative]
04-Feb-2014 01:33 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
04-Feb-2014 01:46 Geno Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Jul-2020 04:55 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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