Santo Domingo, DR: The death of the pilot driving a helicopter that crashed in the area of Los Cacaos, in San Cristóbal, was confirmed.
This is Negarit María Espaillat, a lieutenant colonel of the National Police.
According to a fully creditable source, Negarit was one of the first to pilot air ambulances. In addition, he was a member of the Aeroclub Dominicano, “much loved by the air community.”
The aircraft registration HI 951 crashed in Los Cacaos, San Cristóbal, this Wednesday morning.
Search and Rescue technicians from the Civil Defense Operations Department and members of the Air Force (FARD) and other organizations searched for the pilot.