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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267966
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:22-SEP-2021
Time:c. 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALO3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAR SA 316B Alouette III
Owner/operator:Forca Aérea Populair de Angola (FAPA/DAA)
Registration: H-233
MSN: 149
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kapilongo, Benguela -   Angola
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lobito Airport (FNLB)
Destination airport:Lubango Airport (SDD/FNUB)
Narrative:
An Forca Aérea Populair de Angola (FAPA/DAA) Sud Aviation SA 316B Alouette III crashed in Benguela under unknown circumstances.
Two crew members died in the crash and two crew members were seriously injured.

Sources:

https://africa.cgtn.com/2021/09/22/two-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-angola/
https://www.voaportugues.com/a/queda-de-helic%C3%B3ptero-da-for%C3%A7a-a%C3%A9rea-de-angola-faz-dois-mortos-em-benguela-/6240991.html
https://www.jornaldeangola.ao/ao/noticias/queda-de-helicoptero-provoca-duas-mortes-em-benguela/
http://www.rotorspot.nl/product/iar316.php


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Sep-2021 19:18 gerard57 Added
22-Sep-2021 20:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Sep-2021 20:41 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
23-Sep-2021 05:58 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2021 06:01 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2021 07:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Cn]
23-Sep-2021 08:38 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
24-Sep-2021 08:25 Anon. Updated [[Source]]
24-Sep-2021 08:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]

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