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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76311
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Time:18:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B412 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 412EP
Owner/operator:Helicopteros y Vehiculos Aereos Nacionales (HELIVAN)
Registration: XA-TPH
MSN: 36240
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:San Juanito -   Mexico
Phase: Approach
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:San Juanito
Destination airport:San Juanito
Substantially damaged during a hard landing following a loss of control while approaching to land near San Juanito, State of Chihuahua, in the Republic of Mexico. Two firefighters sustained serious injuries. The commercial pilot, the aircraft mechanic, and the remaining five firefighters were not injured. The helicopter was owned by Petroleum Helicopters Inc, (PHI) of Lafayette, Louisiana, and was being operated by Helicopteros y Vehiculos Aereos Nacionales S.A. de C.V., (HELIVAN). Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local flight for which a company VFR flight plan was filed. The fire suppression flight originated from a nearby landing zone at time unknown.


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Revision history:

14-Aug-2010 13:55 Alpine Flight Added
19-Aug-2017 13:10 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Narrative]

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