NTSB Identification: CEN09WA529
Accident occurred Friday, August 07, 2009 in Manzanillo, Mexico
Aircraft: BELL 412, 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 August 7, 2009 a Bell Helicopter model 212 was destroyed when it impacted the ground in low visibility mountainous terrain. The pilot and on board mechanic were killed. The helicopter is located near a mountain top and is not accessible. When to helicopter is recovered the investigation will continue and advisors from the manufacture will travel to assist in the investigation.

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)
Col. san Juan de Arrgon, 3-seccion
Del. Venustiano Carrabza
Mexico, D.F, Mexico c.p. 15620
Telephone: 55-2598-0138

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