Accident Mil Mi-8 ,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211364
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Thursday 18 June 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8
Owner/operator:Aviación del Ejército Peruano
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Tumbes -   Peru
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Piura
Destination airport:Tumbes
Crashed near Peru-Ecuador border after 45 minutes in flight. Commander in chief of the Peruvian Army, General Rafael Hoyos Rubio (57), General Luis Montoya Montoya, pilot Major Alfredo Maúrtua Landázuri and others were killed. Soviet type "M1-16". One military and one civil occupant survived.


El Informador 22 June 1981, p13A
Rafael Hoyos Rubio

Revision history:

23-May-2018 19:51 TB Added
14-Sep-2023 14:21 Drone Insider Updated

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314