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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189326
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2016
Time:16:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya (FAU)
Registration: 055
C/n / msn: 9494
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Carrasco General Cesáreo L. Berisso Int'l Airport (SUMU), Montevideo -   Uruguay
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Int'l (MVD/SUMU)
Destination airport:Montevideo-Carrasco Int'l (MVD/SUMU)
Narrative:
The Bell UH-1H Iroquois crashed during a simulated engine out autorotation, 3 kms north of Carrasco airport.
Both pilots onboard the military helicopter were fatally injured.
Aircraft had 1100 flying hours. Pilot (33) had 1300 hrs. Student (24). ex.US Army/67-17296.

Sources:

http://www.elpais.com.uy/informacion/murieron-tripulantes-helicoptero-que-cayo.html
https://aerospotter.blogspot.com
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.amarcexperience.com/AMARCDB.asp?SessionId=627588926&Page=7&Code=H001&Include=3&SortOrder=1&Value=&Model=UH001H&Type=3&Action=2]
https://airpressman.com/civil-aviation/raging-fire-air-force-and-naval-rotary-wing-assets-and-civilian-aviation-to-the-rescue/
https://www.teledoce.com/telemundo/nacionales/un-helicoptero-de-la-fuerza-aerea-se-cayo-en-el-aeropuerto-de-carrasco-murieron-los-dos-pilotos/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2016 09:45 Ramon Added
17-Aug-2016 09:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
17-Aug-2016 13:59 Geno Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2016 14:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Aug-2016 07:00 junior sjc Updated [Registration, Narrative]
18-Aug-2016 08:20 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]
18-Aug-2016 16:42 jan Updated [Cn]

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