Landing mishap Mexico Navy Mi-17-1V
On 16 October 2020, Armada de Mexico - Fuerza Aeronaval (Mexican Navy) Mil Mi-17-1V helcopter - serial ANX-2220 (construction number 96612) - was severely damaged after a landing mishap at Villahermosa/C.P.A. Carlos Rovirosa (Tabasco).
The mishap occurred during a landing maneuver after the helicopter returned from a from a reconnaissance flight in the area.
It is reported that one person was injured and was transferred to a hospital to receive medical attention.
The Mexican Navy has nineteen Mi-17s in her inventory of which two are written off (ANX-2206 and ANX-2224) and one is now severely damaged, maybe declared written off.
The helicopters are operated throughout the country from the following airbases:
Escuadrón Aeronaval 031 at Mexico City/Licenciado Benito Juarez Intl / BAN Colonia Federal
Escuadrón Aeronaval 112 at Veracruz/Gen. Heriberto Jara Intl (Las Bajadas), Ver BAN
Escuadrón Aeronaval 121 at Veracruz/Gen. Heriberto Jara Intl (Las Bajadas), Ver BAN
Escuadrón Aeronaval 122 at Veracruz/Gen. Heriberto Jara Intl (Las Bajadas), Ver BAN
Escuadrón Aeronaval 321 at Campeche/Ing. Alberto Acuña Ongay, Camp BAN
Escuadrón Aeronaval 421 at Guaymas/Gen. Jose Maria Yanez Intl, Son BAN
Escuadrón Aeronaval 521 at Chetumal/Intl, QR BAN
Escuadrón Aeronaval 621 at BAN Lázaro Cárdenas
Escuadrón Aeronaval 821 at Acapulco/BAN Icacos
Escuadrón Aeronaval 822 at Tapachula/Intl, Chis BAN
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