Accident Aérospatiale/DENEL SA 330H Puma 168,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73218
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Date:Tuesday 5 January 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic PUMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale/DENEL SA 330H Puma
Owner/operator:South African Air Force (SAAF)
Registration: 168
MSN: 1456
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location: -   Angola
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hit by a single AK-47 tracer round, causing a hydraulic pipe to rupture and cut away a rotor actuator rod. The helicopter flown by Capt John Allen Robinson lost control and struck the ground inverted.


Revision history:

28-Feb-2010 04:52 TB Added
28-Feb-2010 21:04 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2010 09:31 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Oct-2012 04:08 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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