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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243368
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:18-JUL-1956
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell 47G-2
Owner/operator:ALAT
Registration: 166
MSN: 166
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:S of Arris -   Algeria
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Batna
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Disappeared in mountains while transporting two injured passengers in stretchers. Burned helicopter and bodies of pilot and one passenger found in forest 11 August 1956.
Forced landing near Col de Tizougarine after gunned and occupants serious injured. All finally killed by FLN rebels and helicopter set on fire.

Sources:

https://www.museehelico-alat.com/images/PDF_Malcros_Jarrige/Bell%2047G2.pdf
L'Echo d'Oran 12+15 August 1956


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2020 14:10 TB Added
27-Sep-2020 15:01 TB Updated [Narrative]
27-Sep-2020 15:18 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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