The Department of Investigation and Prevention of Accidents and Incidents (AIG) of the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation has launched an investigation to determine the likely cause of the incident of a helicopter that was struck this Friday on board former President Evo Morales of Cochabamba. should leave Arbieto in the direction of Villa Tunari.
In a statement published on Saturday, the DGAC announced that at 3:08 p.m. Bolivian time, the Helibol helicopter Bell 211 Twin Huey registration CP 2562, together with other passengers who were uninjured, registered an incident during take-off.
The former president thanked him through his social networks for the phone calls and the affection he has received from many people who have contacted him over the past few hours about this incident.
“We are doing very well and we carry out our activities normally,” wrote Morales on his Facebook platform.
According to unofficial information, the helicopter had complications lifting it from a sports field and the pilot had to perform maneuvers that collided with the arch to avoid falling in the stands.