Wednesday, April 19, 2017

MD Helicopters MD530, Policía Estatal Preventiva (PEP), XC-PEP: Fatal accident occurred March 13, 2017 in Mexicali, Mexico

NTSB Identification: CEN17WA129
Accident occurred Monday, March 13, 2017 in Mexicali, Mexico
Aircraft: MD HELICOPTER 369, registration:
Injuries: 5 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On March 13, 2017, about 1600 hours pacific daylight time, a MD Helicopters model 369FF single-engine helicopter, serial number 0079FF, Mexican registration XC-PEP, collided with high-voltage power lines while maneuvering near Mexicali, Mexico. The pilot and 4 passengers were fatally injured. The local flight departed General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (MMML), near Mexicali, Mexico.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC). This report is for informational purposes only and contains information released by or obtained from the government of the Mexico.

Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC)
Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes
Boulevard Adolfo López Mateos
No. 1990, piso 4
Colonia Los Alpes, Tlacopac
Delegación Álvaro Obregón
Codigo Postal 01010
Ciudad de México
Telephone: (55) 5011-6413

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