Mil Mi-8T Hip, 633 / 22800, Peruvian Air Force
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Construction Number: 22800
Code Number: OB-E-964
Model Mil Mi-8T Hip
Operator: Peruvian Air Force
Photographer: Steve Aubury
Date Taken: 30/05/1974
One of three supplied by Russia following the Ancash earthquake of May 31 1970, that destroyed Huaraz. The other two being 634 (w/o 1972) and 635. 633 was w/o Oct 11, 1974. From memory it was told to me that it was on its way from the Peruvian Andes to Lima for a full maintenance job but crashed in the upper Andes jungle, the crew appearing several days later out of the wilderness!