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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178374
Last updated: 7 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:EjÚrcito Peruana
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Northern Tumbes region -   Peru
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Peruvian authorities say a woman trying to approach the country's Cabinet chief with a letter walked into the spinning rotor of a just-landed army helicopter and was killed.

Cabinet chief Pedro Cateriano had just arrived in Peru's northern Tumbes region when the accident happened Thursday. He had come to supervise government projects aimed at lessening the possibility of flood damage from heavy rains expected from the El Nino weather phenomenon.


Revision history:

07-Aug-2015 08:57 Hans Gruber Added
07-Aug-2015 08:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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