NTSB Identification: ERA10WA106
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 29, 2009 in Pitalito, Colombia
Aircraft: HUGHES 369, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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

On December 29, 2009, about 1655 universal coordinated time (1155 local time), a Hughes 369D, Colombian registration HK4177, operated by Sociedad Aerea de Ibague, was substantially damaged during a forced landing in Pitalito, Huila, Colombia. The Colombian pilot was fatally injured and the passenger was seriously injured. The flight, which originated at Ibague Airport (SKIB), Ibague, Colombia, was operating under Colombian flight regulations.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Colombia. Further information can be obtained from:

Grupo de Investigacion de Accidentes
Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronautica Civil
Avenida Eldorado # 103-23
Bogota, Colombia
Telephone: 57-1-2662210

This report is for informational purposes, and only contains information released by the government of Colombia.

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