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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173195
Last updated: 6 June 2019
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Date:21-JAN-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALO3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAR 316 (SA 316B Alouette III)
Owner/operator:Angolan Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saurimo Air Base -   Angola
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Saurimo Air Base
Destination airport:Saurimo Air Base
Narrative:
A commission of inquiry was set up to investigate the crash of a helicopter of the National Angolan Air Force (FAN), during a flying display on the basis of Saurimo (Lunda Sul), during the celebrations of the 39th anniversary of the Air Force.
The helicopter crash during the flying display causing injuries to the pilot and co-pilot, and the total destruction of the aircraft. The rotors separated and the tail severed.

Sources:

http://www.angop.ao/angola/pt_pt/noticias/politica/2015/0/4/Lunda-Sul-Comissao-inquerito-investiga-queda-helicoptero,9d25b2d5-c89a-4b69-8c1b-97268fdf260a.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H54G12oq1Dk&x-yt-ts=1421914688&x-yt-cl=84503534&feature=player_embedded


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2015 18:50 Black Typhoon Added
23-Jan-2015 16:54 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jan-2015 16:55 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
03-Dec-2015 21:52 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
03-Dec-2015 22:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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