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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42584
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:15-AUG-1996
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1B
Owner/operator:Manuel Prieto dba Servicios Especiales S.A.
Registration: LV-WAV
C/n / msn: 1057
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Concepcion, Tucuman Province -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On August 15, 1996 about 1800 Atlantic standard time, a Bell UH-1B, LV-WAV, registered to Manuel Prieto dba Servicios Especiales S.A., operating under ICAO rules while on a business flight, lost control and crashed into a dry river bed near Concepcion, Tucuman Province, Argentina.

Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The helicopter was destroyed by impact forces and postcrash fire. Two crewmembers and six passengers received fatal injuries

Sources:

http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/ynjsgc55n4xoi1bwozjqo1331/R10312011120000.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
31-Oct-2011 09:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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