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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57021
Last updated: 4 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8T
Owner/operator:Aviación del Ejército Peruano
Registration: EP-561
Fatalities:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 23
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mesones Muro, Amazonas -   Peru
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Condorcanqui
Destination airport:Bagua
Crashed and exploded north of it's destination in heavy fog after flying into a mountain ridge.


1. Scramble 291
2. Military Aviation Disasters, by David Gero, p166

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
06-Jan-2011 16:52 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2011 16:31 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source]
26-Feb-2011 16:17 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
23-May-2018 19:46 TB Updated [Operator, Source]

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