Helicopter Tragedy in the Amazon

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Tragedy in the Amazon

Photographer Miguel Cano Alva On January 7, 2013, Chinook helicopter (registration N241CH) Pucallpa-Tarapoto was en route near the Laguna Yarinacocha in Pucallpa Peru when it came down in the Amazon. The helicopter took off at took off at 2:57 pm, taking a load to Tarapoto. According to reports, although the crew tossed the load... »

RAF Chinook Emergency Landing in AZ

Monday, April 9, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: RAF Boeing Chinook HC2 (CH-47D) en route from Naval Air Facility El Centro Imperial Valley, California Where: Arizona When: April 7 2012 7.30pm BST Who: 7 injured Why: A UK Chinook made an emergency landing “mishap” in Arizona, about fifteen miles from Yuma. Seven aboard the helicopter were examined at El Centro Regional... »

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