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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139536
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:28-MAR-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: YV-C-GAC
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Salvation, Edo. Bolívar -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
This helicopter was carrying two (2) fuel drums in a sling undernearth, when it experience an in flight engine failure. The pilot could not eject the load, and the helicopter was destroyed after impacting with a tree, at low altitude, falling to the ground.

CREW: One only, Capt. Eddy Marin was killed in the impact

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20110122042952/http://www.rotorspot.nl:80/yv.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20120311202000/http://www.fortunecity.com/olympia/jordan/568/41.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Oct-2011 14:11 Dr. John Smith Added

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