Accident Hughes 369D HK-2175,
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Date:Thursday 11 January 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hughes 369D
Registration: HK-2175
MSN: 1080360D
Year of manufacture:1978
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:San Luis -   Colombia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:San Luis
Destination airport:Ortega
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The rotorcraft was operating on a cargo flight from Bogota to Arbelaez, San Luis and then to Ortega. After leaving the consignment near the police station of San Luis the pilot took off heading south. The aircraft contacted a tree and impacted the ground.


Desajuste durante la operación del motor, entre la sección del compresor y el ensamble de la caja de accesorios, causando el desacople del eje de la turbina que a su vez produjo una perdida total de potencia.

Lo anterior debido a una reparación realizada en cobre, sin determinar en los registros de mantenimiento, en los acoples o flanches recibidores de los pernos de ajuste de la sección del compresor y sección de caja de accesorios.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Report number: COL-07-02-GIA
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Aeronautica Civil

Revision history:

17-Feb-2009 11:27 harro Added
29-Jun-2020 16:45 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2022 09:57 harro Updated [Accident report]

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