NTSB Identification: ERA10WA394
Accident occurred Thursday, July 29, 2010 in Libertad, Uruguay
Aircraft: BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON CANADA 206B, registration: N527TK
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Uninjured.

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

On July 29, 2010, at an undetermined time, a Bell 206B, N527TK, registered to and operated by Patoair Incorporated, crashed off the shore of Rio de la Plata, near Libertad, Uruguay. The pilot was killed, and the passenger received minor injuries. The helicopter was substantially damaged. The weather at the time of the accident was unknown. The flight departed from an unknown location and was enroute to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Uruguay. Further information may be obtained from:

Sr. Director Nacional de Aviación Civil e Infraestructura Aeronáutica
Mercedes 1256
C.P. 11100
Montevideo, Uruguay
VIA E-MAIL to ciada@adinet.com.uy

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Government of Uruguay.

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