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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57749
Last updated: 20 November 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 342L Gazelle
Owner/operator:Aviación del Ejército Ecuatoriana
Registration: E-340
C/n / msn: 1886
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tiputini, Orellana -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Forced landing in Napo River following loss of cyclic control.


Flight International 19-25 November 1997, p41
Flight International 4-10 June 1997, p42

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
20-Mar-2011 12:40 harro Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2011 16:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source]
18-Mar-2013 20:11 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2016 20:54 TB Updated [Operator]
12-Nov-2016 21:18 TB Updated [Operator]

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