Incident Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama H706, 31 Jul 2008
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21893
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Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Namibian Defence Force (NDF)
Registration: H706
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Opuwa, northern Namibia -   Namibia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:FYOP (Opuwa)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
It is assumed that while trying to land at dusk, dust kicked up by the rotor caused an IF situation followed by a crash. Helicopter came to rest on its right side and is badly damaged.


1. Chopper Did Not Crash, Says NDF

Revision history:

01-Aug-2008 05:53 Topaz Added
04-Aug-2008 00:34 Topaz Updated
12-Apr-2014 17:18 TB Updated [Operator]

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