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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 162359
Last updated: 20 May 2020
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Date:01-SEP-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 500MD
Owner/operator:private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Santa Clara -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Aguacate, Honduras
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on a mission to Honduras under unknown circumstances. Two U.S. citizen are accounted for to have died in the crash. Nicaraguan pilot. Reported shot down by AAA, while attacked a Sandinist Army camp.

Sources:

http://www.thereaganfiles.com/840904.pdf
http://www.skywar.ru/contras.html
El Informador 23 September 1984, p3A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2013 12:54 gerard57 Added
14-Mar-2017 08:01 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
04-Oct-2017 09:08 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2017 11:34 TB Updated [Narrative]
31-May-2018 14:44 TB Updated [Source]

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