NTSB Identification: DFW07WA135
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 13, 2007 in Guipuzcoa, Spain
Aircraft: Bell 212, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 13, 2007, at 0945 universal coordinated time (UTC), a twin-engine Bell 212 helicopter, Spanish registration EC-FBM, was destroyed upon impact with terrain under unknown circumstances near Guipuzcoa Spain. The two commercial pilots were fatally injured. The helicopter, serial number 30574, was registered to, and operated by Helisureste of Spain. Instrument meteorological conditions where reported throughout the area at the time of the mishap. The positioning flight originated from Santander Airport (LEXJ) and was destined for the Alicante Airport (LEAL). There were no reported passengers aboard the helicopter, nor were there any reported injuries to anyone on the ground at the time of the mishap.

The accident investigation is under the control and jurisdiction of the Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviacion Civil of Spain (CIAIAC). Any further information may be obtained from:

Ministerio de Fomento
Secretaria General de Transportes
Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviacion Civil (CIAIAC)
C/Fruel, 6, Primera Planta
28011 Madrid, Spain

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the CIAIAC of Spain.

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