Airbus Helicopters delivers fifth EC145 to Peruvian Police


Daniel Urresti, Peru’s Interior Minister in front of the EC145 (Credit: Peru Ministerio del Interior)

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the fifth and final EC145 to the National Police of Peru (PNP).

The formal handover at the Police Aviation Unit facilities in El Callao was attended by both Peruvian and French officials, including Peru’s interior minister Daniel Urresti and Daniel Leimbacher, chief of the Central Air Command of the French Gendarmerie.

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All five EC145s have been within a year since the PNP first selected Airbus Helicopters to renew its helicopter fleet.

The PNP have worked closely with French Gendarmerie, both are operators of the EC145 including training together on exercises in the French Alps.