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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39389
Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Time:20:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44
Owner/operator:Luis Ruben Di Palma
Registration: LV-WIF
C/n / msn: 0081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 km SSW of Carlos Tejedor -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Departure airport:La Pampa
Destination airport:Arrecifes
On September 30, 2000, at about 20:00 Universal Time Coordinated, a Robinson R-44 helicopter,
Argentinan registration LV-WIF, crashed near Carlos Tejedor, Argentina, while on a personal flight.

Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The helicopter
was destroyed and the private-rated pilot was fatally injured. The flight originated from La Pampa,
Argentina, the same day, about 19:30.

The wreckage of the helicopter was located on a desolate plain about 25 km south-south-west of Carlos Tejedor. The helicopter had impacted the terrain in a 45-degree nose-down attitude.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Argentina.


Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
18-Dec-2011 19:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Oct-2013 07:16 EDUARDO BARATTI Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Apr-2014 10:10 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Embed code]

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