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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153026
Last updated: 25 March 2019
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Date:02-FEB-2013
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Raven II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: ZP-HAH
C/n / msn: 12844
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chaco, Presidente Hayes -   Paraguay
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:SGCO
Destination airport:SGAS
Narrative:
A Robinson R44 helicopter was destroyed when it crashed in Presidente Hayes. The burned aircraft was found on a farm in the province of Chaco in Presidente Hayes.
In the helicopter was former Paraguayan Gen. Lino Cesar Oviedo, 69 years. Oviedo was presidential candidate in Paraguay and was returning from a political agenda in Concepción. He was campaigning for the party Unace (National Union of Ethical Citizens), since 2012.

Besides Oviedo, also killed were the pilot, and bodyguard of Oviedo. The accident occurred when Oviedo was returning to Asuncion after a rally in Concepcion, where he was serving a political agenda. It is suspected that the bad weather has contributed to the helicopter crash.

Sources:

http://www.estadao.com.br/noticias/internacional,acidente-aereo-mata-candidato-a-presidencia-paraguaia,992503,0.htm
http://redesuldenoticias.com.br/noticia.aspx?id=49151_
http://www.focus-fen.net/?id=n298520
http://english.ruvr.ru/2013_02_03/Paraguay-presidential-candidate-Oviedo-dies-in-crash/
https://www.pcmworldnews.com/news/2013/02/candidate-killed-in-paraguay-chopper-crash/

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Helitactica/Robinson-R-44-Raven/1707053/L?sid=d3dc99629fc8aba499b9c719b9808c1b


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2013 09:02 gerard57 Added
03-Feb-2013 09:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Feb-2013 11:08 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2013 21:56 cleberjc Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2013 01:03 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Cn]
04-Feb-2013 16:48 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Feb-2013 04:29 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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