Accident IAI Arava 201 202, Saturday 28 April 1979
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Date:Saturday 28 April 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic ARVA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
IAI Arava 201
Owner/operator:Aviación Naval Ecuatoriana - ANE
Registration: 202
MSN: 020
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:within eastern -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
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Destination airport:
Crashed while searching for a SAETA Vickers 785D Viscount (HC-AVP) which was reported missing since April 23 on a flight from Quito to Cuenca.
Five Navy personnel and two civilians were on board the Arava. Both civilians died. One of them was Jaime Alexander, son of the pilot of the missing SAETA flight, Edwin Alexander.


Aeroflight World Air Forces
El Siglo de Torreón 30 April 1979, p13


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