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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73203
Last updated: 2 February 2020
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Date:06-SEP-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale/DENEL SA 330H Puma
Owner/operator:South African Air Force (SAAF)
Registration: 164
C/n / msn: 1445
Fatalities:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mapai -   Mozambique
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by RPG-7 while flying for the RhAF during Operation Uric.


Sources:

1. Scramble
2. http://www.saairforce.co.za/the-airforce/history/saaf/attrition-summaries/56
3. http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=1175039
4. http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=370994&comments=1
5. http://www.southafricawargraves.org/lists/saborder_u_v.htm
6. http://www.justdone.co.za/roh/main.php?page=View_Person&PersonNumber=1577


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Feb-2010 00:27 TB Added
28-Feb-2010 04:52 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Feb-2010 21:04 TB Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2010 21:05 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2010 11:06 TB Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2012 04:11 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Dec-2016 17:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2017 13:04 TB Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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