Accident Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III HK-4810,
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Date:Monday 26 February 2024
Time:22:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Volar Colombia
Registration: HK-4810
MSN: 51206
Year of manufacture:1987
Total airframe hrs:9956 hours
Engine model:Allison 250-C30P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Hangar M45 Azotea helipad, Manrique, Medellín -   Colombia
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Hangar M45 Azotea helipad
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III crashed shortly after take-off from the Hangar M45 Azotea helipad in the Manrique neighbourhood of Medellín. The helicopter was engaged in tourist flights.

During the takeoff manoeuvre, the helicopter experienced a loss of control, with a continuous right turn until it impacted between a building and a mobile phone communications antenna, where it finally came to a stop, in a vertical position, with the nose to the ground. As a result of the impact, there was substantial damage to the helicopter and one of the occupants was seriously injured.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Aerocivil
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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History of this aircraft

Ex N48LS, G-OGCE, N140JW, EI-LHD, D-HKLW, N3205J



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