ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59027
Last updated: 25 March 2017
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Narrative:Training flight in northeastern Sucumbios province. Crashed in a jungle area near the Colombian border 112 miles (180 kilometers) east of the capital, Quito
BAC Strikemaster Mk 89A
|Owner/operator:||Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana|
|C/n / msn:|| 340|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||NE Sucumbíos Province, near Colombian border -
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 http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Country-By-Country/Ecuador.htm http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,510740,00.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BAC_Strikemaster http://ipmsecuador.com/strikemaster
||angels one five
||angels one five
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||Dr. John Smith
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