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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146391
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:17-NOV-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S58P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky CH-34A (S-58)
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Nicaragua
Registration: FAN519
MSN: 58-844
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rivas -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in city center. Two occupants in a car killed. Pilot and a gunner bailed out at about 100 meters. **Identity of helicoper given as FAN519 or FAN523 (58-866).

Sources:

**Scramble
El Informador 18 November 1978, p8A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2012 10:32 TB Added
18-Jun-2012 10:34 TB Updated [Cn]
16-Aug-2017 10:45 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
31-May-2018 13:41 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2019 19:26 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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