Aerospatiale SA315B Lama in
argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina

Argentine Air Force

Del'd: 13 - 1973 to present


  • Fuerza Aerea Argentina SA315B Lama
  • Fuerza Aerea Argentina SA315B Lama

Used for Search and Rescue (SAR) on Mount Aconcagua

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WWII plane rescue in the Andes Mountains, 21-Feb-00 : Argentine Lamas worked at 1947 plane crash site 2048 m (8,100 feet) high in the Andes Mountains to bring down remains of the Avro Lancastrian Star Dust missing for decades


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1977/nowIV Brigada Aerea El Plumerillo / Mendoza

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

        -: unknown serial; bought in USA as instructional airframe; 200+
    2593     ?: Aug15 transf to FAA
argentine national gendarmerie GN-913: GNA. seen 2009
    2597     ?: Aug15 transf to FAA
argentine national gendarmerie GN-915: GNA. wfu
    2600     ?: Aug15 transf to FAA
argentine national gendarmerie GN-917: GNA; Bolivia/Paraguay border; 08oct10 pictured at Campo+
    2267     H-61: FAA d/d 13dec72; w/o 01feb81
    2282     H-62: FAA d/d 13dec72; w/o 08dec76
    2459     H-62: w/o 04jun96
    2299     H-63: FAA d/d 07may73; w/o 09jan76 crashed at Cerro Mercedario, Sa+
    2496     H-63: crash 07jul83; repaired
    2302     H-64: FAA d/d 1973; 21mar80 crashed at Hito Los Leones?; 2012 note+
    2327     H-65: w/o 14jan77
    2499     H-65: FAA d/d 1977; w/o 17may91 crashed at Plaza de Mulas
    2328     H-66: FAA d/d 1973; w/o 27aug96 crashed at Cerro El Plata, Mendoza+
        H-66: FAA d/d 04aug91, c/n MR484; w/o 19sep01 crashed near San Raf+
    2608     H-67: FAA d/d 1976; w/o 17feb77 at Cerro Maipu
    329     H-67: FAA d/d 06jul81, c/n 329/MR413; 07feb05 crash at Cerro Gaspa+
    2446     H-68: FAA d/d 21may01, ex N27273; 2012 noted

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