Four Bell 429 were announced as prefinanced by the European Union. First helicopter accepted August 17, 2015 and a second arrived next December. One was lost in an accident on May 2017
On May 10, 2017 at 14:30 OM-BYM crashed in Presov
Slovakia Requests Nine Bell 429, 28-Apr-17 : Slovakia $150M FMS requesting 9 Bell 429 equipped with WESCAM MX-10 cameras reported the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). Police already uses the type bought through an EU financed deal
Bell 429 Delivered to the Slovakian Police, 01-Sep-15 : Bell Helicopter delivered the first of two Bell 429s to the Slovakian Police to be used for border protection, search and rescue, natural disaster relief missions and road traffic law enforcement.
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Mod||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|57198||2014|| OM-BYD: Slovakia police from Dec15; dark livery|| C-FAGO: Bell Canada Mar14/Dec15, test serial C-GBUK |
|57202|| OM-BYM: Slovakia police d/d 17aug15, pictured (pic1) on delivery|| N538AK: Bell Feb/Jul 2015, test serial C-FBLZ |