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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75249
Last updated: 17 August 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2005
Time:11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 532UL Cougar
Owner/operator:Spanish Army Airmobile Force (FAMET)
Registration: HU.21L-59
C/n / msn: 2530
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Herat -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took evasive action after the pilot believed the other Cougar 'ET-657' has been struck by hostile fire but made a hard forced landing which severed the tail boom and extensivly damaged the main and tail rotor. Five Spanish soldiers were injured.

Sources:

Air International October 2005
Scramble
https://www.nato.int/isaf/docu/pressreleases/2005/Release_16Aug_53.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2010 13:15 TB Added
24-Sep-2012 08:07 krasatpi Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
24-Aug-2013 14:58 TB Updated [Source]
15-Apr-2016 09:38 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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