NTSB Identification: ERA11WA155
Accident occurred Friday, February 18, 2011 in Vereda Galan, Colombia
Aircraft: BELL 206, registration:
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

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

On February 18, 2011, about 0415 universal coordinated time, a Bell 206-B, Colombian registration HK-4594, operated by Heliservice LTDA, crashed in mountainous terrain near Vereda Galan, Colombia, and was consumed by a post crash fire. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed in the area at the time of the accident. The flight departed from Bucaramanga, Colombia, and was traveling to Cesar, Colombia. The helicopter was destroyed and the Colombian certificated pilot and three passengers were killed.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Colombia. Any further information can be obtained from:

Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronautica Civil
Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado
Bogota, Colombia
Telephone: 571.425.1000

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

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