boeing-vertol CH-47C Chinook

in argentina Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino


Argentine Army Aviation

Del'd: 2 - 1979 to 1982






CH-47C Chinook Comando de Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino


History of this Model in this Organisation:

CH-47C (Model 309) AE-520 / 521. Received Sep79. Both lost in the Malvinas/Falklands




The two units purchased by the Argentine Army flew from Boeing Vertol Company plant in Philadelphia, USA to Campo de Mayo, Argentina doing one of the longest flight for the aircraft type at the time (1979)



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Units with this Model in this Organisation:

YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1979/82BHelicAsal601 Port Stanley
Campo de Mayo



Roles of this Model in this Organisation:

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Construction Numbers of this Model in this Organisation: Help Us    

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    b-797 1979     AE-520: CH-47C-309 B-797/CG.101 test serial N31786; Ejercito Argent+
18apr82 flew to Malvinas/Falklands; 14jun82 captured; to RNA+
Royal Air Force ZH257: ZH257 recovered from Falkland Islands 1982. to 9217M at+

16Sep93 noted RNAY Fleetlands stored; reported in use a+
    b-798 1979     AE-521: CH-47C-309 B-798/CG.102, test serial N31787; Ejercito Argent+
21may82 pictured (top) soon after attack
12nov12 pictured (bot)

    2 C/N found in this Organisation


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