argentina IV Brigada Aerea

Fuerza Aerea Argentina

4th air brigade
Argentine Air Force

1933 to present    

The III Escuadron (Sqd 3) operates Aerospatiale SA-315B Lama in search and rescue missions in the Andes Mountains. They are famous for rescue people every year in their attempts to reach the Aconcagua, America's highest peak.

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1933/    El Plumerillo / MendozaSAME


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1977/    SA315B Lama

Construction Numbers (Not all in this unit)

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
sa315b -: unknown serial; bought in USA as instructional airframe; 2009 pictured at +
2593 sa315b ?: Aug15 transf to FAA
Argentine Gendarmerie GN-913: GNA. seen 2009
2597 sa315b ?: Aug15 transf to FAA
Argentine Gendarmerie GN-915: GNA. wfu
2600 sa315b ?: Aug15 transf to FAA
Argentine Gendarmerie GN-917: GNA; Bolivia/Paraguay border; 08oct10 pictured at Campo de Mayo just before retirement
2267 sa315b H-61: FAA d/d 13dec72; w/o 01feb81
2282 sa315b H-62: FAA d/d 13dec72; w/o 08dec76
2459 sa315b H-62: w/o 04jun96
2299 sa315b H-63: FAA d/d 07may73; w/o 09jan76 crashed at Cerro Mercedario, San Juan provinc+
2496 sa315b H-63: FAA d/d Oct77; Circa 1980 pictured (top) at home base Moron airbase asg VI+
H-63: crash 07jul83; repaired
H-63: 16dec14 pictured (bot) at homebase Mendoza
2302 sa315b H-64: FAA d/d 1973; 21mar80 crashed at Hito Los Leones?; 2012 noted
2327 sa315b H-65: w/o 14jan77
2499 sa315b H-65: FAA d/d 1977; w/o 17may91 crashed at Plaza de Mulas
2328 sa315b H-66: FAA d/d 1973; w/o 27aug96 crashed at Cerro El Plata, Mendoza province
sa315b H-66: FAA d/d 04aug91, c/n MR484; w/o 19sep01 crashed near San Rafael, Mendoza
2608 sa315b H-67: FAA d/d 1976; w/o 17feb77 at Cerro Maipu
329 sa315b H-67: FAA d/d 06jul81, c/n 329/MR413; 07feb05 crash at Cerro Gaspar
H-67: recovered some parts and repaired; 12aug12 at FAA airshow at Cordoba aviat+
H-67: 16dec14 pictured at homebase Mendoza
H-67: w/o 11feb15 Uspallata, Mendoza
2446 sa315b H-68: FAA d/d 21may01, ex N27273; 2012 noted
17 C/N found in this Organisation.

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