06-Jun-12 OB-1840P Sikorsky S58T Peru (14F)

Crashed in mountainous area, killing all 14 on board.  Took 48 hours approx to find wreckage, partly due to poor weather conditions and overnight temperatures down to -15C.  The helicopter was itself built in 1963 and first delivered to the German Army.  Passenger manifest now released :

  • From South Korea:  Thois Young Hwan, Kin Today Jun, Sang Bae Wuo, Kin Byungdal, Yoo Bongdar, Jeon Hyo Geon, Hyung Suk Leen and Hee Wook Rim.
  • From Austria: – Bustapson Anderz Benge, Tomas Dusek, Erick Kupper.
  • From Peru: Anto Ruiz.

The crew have been named as Alfredo Soberon and Luis Echegoyen.  Later report following court case(s) published here

Date:
6 June, 2012
Reg:
OB-1840P
Make:
Sikorsky
Model:
S58
MSN:
581672
Location:
en route Mazuco to Cusco
Country:
Peru
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
14
Operator:
Heli-Cusco
Link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-18354836
Link:
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=es&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.andina.com.pe%2FEspanol%2FNoticia.aspx%3Fid%3DY3ZbMZzjF9Q%3D
Link:
http://news.yahoo.com/tourist-helicopter-missing-peru-150320985.html

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