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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249872
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Time:c. 09:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-171Sh-P
Owner/operator:Ejército del Perú
Registration: EP-685
MSN: 171S00604137459U
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Miaria, Megantoni District -   Peru
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Peruvian military helicopter crashed into the water of río Urubamba near Miaria, Megantoni District, Peru.
Five crew members died in the crash, five were rescued and two are missing.
The helicopter was engaged in an anti-drug reconnaissance mission.
On Sunday 18 April 2021 a sixth body was retrieved from the wreckage.
On Tuesday 20 April 2021 a seventh body was located near the wreckage of the helicopter.



Revision history:

18-Apr-2021 05:59 gerard57 Added
18-Apr-2021 06:21 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
18-Apr-2021 06:22 harro Updated [Operator, Source]
18-Apr-2021 06:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
18-Apr-2021 06:26 harro Updated [Time, Location, Narrative, Category]
18-Apr-2021 07:30 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source]
19-Apr-2021 05:42 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2021 06:02 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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