Aerospatiale AS332B Super Puma
argentina Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino

Argentine Army Aviation

Del'd: 3 - 1986 to present

Aviacion de Ejercito Argentino AS332B Super Puma

Argentine Army Super Pumas were received after the 1982 conflict and assigned mainly for Antarctica supply missions operating from the Navy icebreaker ARA Almirante Irizar. They get the names of crewmen Tte.1ro. Garcia, Tte. Merani and Sgt Segura who died on 10jan77 on the Bell 212 AE-451 accident in Levingston Island Antarctica during a search and rescue mission of an Argentine Naval Aviation SP-2H Neptune aircraft.

The 3 helicopters were grounded in late 1990s. Only in 2012, one was return to fly status by Heli-Union in France

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1986/    BHelicAsal601 Campo de Mayo

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2070 1983     AE-525: Ejercito 70 "Teniente Primero Garcia", test serial F-WKQC
2072 1983     AE-526: Ejercito 72 "Teniente Merani"; 05oct86 pictured (pic1) at Ca+
2088 1983     AE-527: Ejercito 88 "Sargento Segura" d/d sep86; out of service by 2+

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