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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33572
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Canwest Helicopters ltd
Registration: C-FDGD
C/n / msn: 2242
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Massawa -   Ethiopia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed on landing during a sand storm near Massawa, 5 on board captured by local bandits who blew up the helicopter. Crew and passenger releaded unarmed.



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2014 16:07 astazou Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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