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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164813
Last updated: 15 January 2021
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Date:19-MAR-2014
Time:21:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 332B Super Puma
Owner/operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: HD.21-10
C/n / msn: 2076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:31 mi SE of Morro Jable, Gran Canaria -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The military helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances during a night training. The helicopter was performing maneuvers besides a Navy ship.
One occupant has been rescued, four died in the crash.
One month after the crash the wreckage of the helicopter was located 2,362 meters below the surface, with the remaining crew trapped inside.

Sources:

http://www.laprovincia.es/sucesos/2014/03/19/helicoptero-sar-cae-mar-cerca/597256.html
https://blog.private-holiday.de/abgestuerzter-rettungshubschrauber-24-kilometern-tiefe-gefunden/6906/_
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.typicallyspanish.com/news-spain/islasc/Missing_military_helicopter_has_been_found.sht]
https://elpais.com/elpais/2014/04/21/inenglish/1398082760_260364.htmlml
http://www.defensa.gob.es/gabinete/notasPrensa/2014/04/DGC-140420-localizado-helicoptero-Canarias.html


Images:

Photo of HD.21-10 courtesy AirHistory.net


Lanzarote (GCRR / ACE)
16 March 2005; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2014 07:21 gerard57 Added
21-Mar-2014 19:09 Ramon Updated [Total fatalities]
21-Mar-2014 22:45 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
23-Mar-2014 07:01 Ramon Updated [Registration, Cn]
21-Apr-2014 13:23 Anon. Updated [Source]
22-Apr-2014 16:05 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2014 19:48 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 18:38 TB Updated [Cn]
10-Apr-2015 20:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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