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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122044
Last updated: 19 April 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S58P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky SH-34J (S-58A)
Owner/operator:Aviación Naval Uruguaya (ANU)
Registration: A-062
C/n / msn: 587-722
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:8
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rambla de Pocitos, Montevideo -   Uruguay
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Collided with SH-34J (58-698) A-061. One helicopter tried to rise carrying a military jeep, lost control and crashed into the other, waiting on the ground. Intense fire occured. Debis killing eight spectators and serious injuring 36 others. Both crew escaped unhurt.


Hamburger Abendblatt 15.11.1971
El Litoral 15 November 1971, p1

Revision history:

01-May-2011 15:49 TB Added
22-Mar-2012 06:54 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2012 08:54 TB Updated [Narrative]
22-Mar-2012 09:02 TB Updated [Operator]
30-May-2015 18:04 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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