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Registration: 633

Construction Number: 22800

Code Number: OB-E-964

Model Mil Mi-8T Hip

Operator: Peruvian Air Force

Airport: Iquitos - Coronel Fap Francisco Secada Vignetta (IQT / SPQT), Peru

Photographer: Steve Aubury

Date Taken: 30/05/1974

Date Submitted: 17/07/2020

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!


Picture ID:1712699

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