NTSB Identification: DFW08WA110
Accident occurred Friday, January 11, 2008 in Puebla, Mexico
Aircraft: Bell 412HP, registration:
Injuries: 8 Fatal.

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

On January 11, 2008, at approximately 1500 central standard time a Bell helicopter model 412HP, serial number 36077 and Mexican registration XC-JCD, departed from an elevated soccer field near the police station at Tepango de Rodriguez for an approximate 70 mile flight to Puebla, Mexico. The aircraft crashed shortly after take off in to the side of a hill approximately one half mile from the departure point. Onboard were 2 flight crew and 6 passengers. All were fatally injured during the impact and post impact fire.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Mexico. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of Mexico. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT)
Direccion General de Aeronutica Civil (DGAC)
Providencia 807, Cuarto Piso
Colonia del Valle, Cdigo Postal 03100
Mexico, D.F, Mexico
Telephone: 525-55-762-9538

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