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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58516
Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:17-JAN-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 532UL Cougar
Owner/operator:ALAT (French Army Light Aviation) DAOS
Registration: 2318/COC
C/n / msn: 2318
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean, near Nyonié -   Gabon
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:French Naval Ship 'La Foudre'
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Cougar was taking part in a joint military exercise when it crashed into the sea, shortly after taking off from the French Navy landing ship 'La Foudre' off the coast of Gabon.
One person is known to have survived uninjured, two have been injured, one is dead and six are still missing. F-MCOC.

Sources:

http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/africa/01/18/gabon.copter.crash/index.html
http://www.matalat.fr/page1749.html
http://www.aerosteles.net/fiche.php?code=libreville-cougar


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2009 02:38 angels one five Added
18-Jan-2009 02:41 harro Updated
18-Jan-2009 21:03 wanderer Updated
18-Jan-2009 23:29 Anon. Updated
07-Mar-2009 07:13 harro Updated
29-Jun-2009 04:38 RobertMB Updated
12-Feb-2010 03:47 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Sep-2010 09:00 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2012 13:41 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jun-2012 13:13 TB Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
28-Nov-2013 15:19 TB Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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