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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72634
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:27-OCT-1993
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 332B Super Puma
Owner/operator:Kuwait Air Force
Registration: 541
MSN: 2117
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over Kuwait City -   Kuwait
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with KAF-552 SA330L Puma (cn1276) during air show. The collision occured with the main rotors during formation. 541 plunged into sea, while 552 lost its tailboom & main rotor, disintegrated, crashed against a building & caught fire (video). There where no survivers.

Sources:

1. http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/videos/Puma%20Mid-air.mpeg
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20121123090555/http://www.scramble.nl:80/milbase.htm
3. Flight International 6-12 April 1994


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2010 11:21 TB Added
13-Feb-2010 11:50 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]
20-Jun-2010 02:19 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2010 02:24 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2010 02:25 TB Updated [Source]
20-Jun-2010 03:12 TB Updated [Narrative]
24-Mar-2011 15:03 TB Updated [Source]
08-Feb-2013 10:36 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source]

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