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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122044
Last updated: 7 July 2015
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Date:14-NOV-1971
Time:day
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.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
Hamburger Abendblatt 15.11.1971
http://www.eldiario.com.uy/2011/09/12/que-pasa-en-la-armada-uruguaya-parte-1/
El Litoral 15 November 1971, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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