Accidents: UN passengers killed in Panama

 - July 9, 2008, 7:20 AM

Bell UH-1N, Panama City, Panama, May 29, 2008–The Panamanian Air Service UH-1N crashed into an office building in Panama City, killing two of the three crewmembers and all nine passengers. No one on the ground was hurt. The passengers were Chilean and Panamanian police officials en route to a UN conference. Autoridad Aeronautica Civil of Panama is investigating the accident, with assistance from the NTSB.