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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59027
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Time:10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC 167 Strikemaster Mk 89A
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana
Registration: FAE254
C/n / msn: PS340
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NE Sucumbíos province -   Ecuador
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Training flight in northeastern Sucumbios province. Crashed in a jungle area near the Colombian border 112 miles (180 kilometers) east of the capital, Quito.

Two Ecuador AF pilots ejected successfully from their Strikemaster, but one of them and a rescue crew man were killed when the winch cable snapped as they were being lifted up to a helicopter.
Lt Rafael Durango (pilot) and 2nd Lt Cristian Fustillos (co-pilot) ejected safely, but Rafael Durango and his rescuer Subteniente Edgar Vinivio Barahono died when being hoisted to the rescue helicopter when rescue cable broke while it was lifting the two pilots.


Sydney Morning Herald,2933,510740,00.html

Revision history:

25-Mar-2009 23:45 angels one five Added
26-Mar-2009 02:48 morethanwords Updated
26-Mar-2009 09:43 angels one five Updated
30-Jun-2009 05:37 el_visigodo Updated
27-Feb-2011 01:59 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2011 06:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2015 12:50 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jun-2017 17:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]

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