Incident Eurocopter AS 550C3 Fennec E-384,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 361164
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Date:Thursday 14 March 2024
Time:c. 15:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter AS 550C3 Fennec
Owner/operator:Ejército Ecuatoriano (Ecuadorian Army)
Registration: E-384
MSN: 7693
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:San Lorenzo, Esmeraldas -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Ejército Ecuatoriano (Ecuadorian Army) Eurocopter AS 550C3 Fennec, operated by Grupo de Aviación del Ejército No. 43, received 9 high caliber shots from the ground in a military operation as it was carrying out a reconnaissance flight over the area in which a drug processing laboratory had been identified near the northern Ecuadorian-Colombian border. No injuries where reported.



Revision history:

16-Mar-2024 15:28 Gonzalobranger Added
16-Mar-2024 15:32 ASN Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
16-Mar-2024 18:51 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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