Government Helicopter Crashes in Mexico; 2 Dead

Thursday, October 8, 2015
By George Hatcher

Helicopter crashA state helicopter crashed in a rural area of Veracruz, Mexico, on October 6.

Authorities said the Bell 430 went down near El Lencero airport, Xalapa.

There were 2 people aboard the aircraft at the time; both of them were killed. They were identified as Capt. David Barrera and Capt. Fausto Calderon.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
August 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
  • Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/6U3Wjq14yI
    about 6 hours ago
  • Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication https://t.co/JA5PpghhJV
    about 6 hours ago
  • American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte https://t.co/bpjWKqc53b
    about 6 hours ago
  • Air Wisconsin Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Airport https://t.co/f9Qe7uhKHi
    about 6 hours ago
  • Ecuador: 24 Killed, 22 Injured in Tourist Bus Crash via @indiacom https://t.co/T61Dyrre58
    about 16 hours ago