Uruguay- Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya

 

List being compiled and all additions / amendments welcomed

   Chronological Listing of Uruguay (FAU)
Losses & Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
10th August 1918
FAU
??     Crashed Captain Juan Manuel Boiso Lanza
killed
 
16th January 1928 Aéropostale
[
la Compagnie générale aéropostale]
Latecoere 25   Porto Alegre Mail aeroplane
Crashed in
Solis, Uruguay. Suspicion of sabotage. One wing believed deliberately cut
Two on board killed    
30th September 1952
FAU
B-25     Exploded in mid air near the Uruguay River on the Argentine frontier All 7 on board killed    
13th March 1958
FAU
??     Struck high tension wires and crashed into hilly country near San Paulo, Brazil All 9 on board killed    
 
FAU
             
28th February 1963
FAU
Lockheed F-80 Nr. 222   Nr. 4 Escuadrilla Cocodrilos collided with FAU F-80 Nr. 214 Nr.3 Tte.1ro. Gregorio Abella
ejected too low and killed
  Lockheed
28th February 1963
FAU
Lockheed F-80 Nr. 214 Nr.3 Escuadrilla Cocodrilos collided with FAU F-80 Nr. 222   Nr. 4 Capt. Dante Lagurara
ejected at low level and survived OK
  Lockheed
  Can anyone on the forum confirm that Capt. Dante Lagurara who ejected from a Urugayan Lockheed F-80 on 28th February 1963 is the same person as the Co pilot of the Fairchild F-227 aircraft that crashed on 13th October 1972 in the Andes with students and rugby players on board.

 7th October 1987


FAU

A-37B

FAU 276

Group II CASA

mid air collision at approx. 800 feet AGL

 

Weber with Talley Defense Systems "Upgrade Modification"

2nd Lt. Olavo D. Machado
ejected

1st Lt. Hugo Jackson
ejected
 

 Weber with Talley Defense Systems "Upgrade Modification"

 7th October 1987


FAU

A-37B

FAU 270

Group II CASA

mid air collision at approx. 800 feet AGL

 

 

 

1st LT. Eduardo Mazzuchelli
ejected

Daniel Villalba
meteo tech
[weather observer] did not eject
 

Weber with Talley Defense Systems "Upgrade Modification

8th April 1994
FAU
PC-7F 304   damaged      
31st January 2004
FAU
T-37B 283     Capitán Aviador Gustavo Varela
killed
Coronel Aviador Hebert Tomé
killed
 
     
21st February 2008
11:05

FAU
PC-7 303
c/n 596
Air Base No. 2, Durazno Bird strike believed to have been the cause. Crashed near the town of Polancos de Florida      
Alf. Johnatan Martinez
killed
Cpt. Diego Silveira (Instructor)
killed
 
                 
Friday 9th October 2009
U.N. peacekeeping force MINUSTAH *

Uruguayan CASA212
UN-146
FAU 531
Aircraft on a UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti crashed west of Fonds-Verrettes near the border with the Dominican Republic near the village of Pays-Pourri in the district of Ganthier, east of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince

11 military personnel on board [Uruguayans and Jordanians]  killed

 

Uruguayans who were killed
pilot
Capitán (Av.) José Ignacio Larrosa Píriz
[34]
co-pilot
Teniente 1ª (Av.) Santiago Gabriel Hernandez Casas
[30]
systems operator
Aerotécnico Principal José Leonel Pastor Ramirez
[41]
Aerotécnico 1ª
Enrique Alejandro Montiel Ludeuña

[32]
flight engineer
 
Aerotécnico 2ª Nestor Fernando Morales Martínez
[31]

Aerotécnico 2ª Yiya Anabel Medina Rodriguez
[29]
Jordanians who were killed
Major Ibrahim Mohamed Rizk Tablet Colonel Abdullah Ibrahim Mawajdeh Lieutenant-Colonel Jihad Samreen Mhirat Abadi First Lieutenant Bilal Ahmed Abu Hujeila Hunaiti Sergeant Major Amer Mahmoud Abdullah Rawashdeh
Photos via Jordanian & Uruguayan media
* Mission des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en Haïti [UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti]

Acknowledgements

 

Members of the LAAHS
Urugayan Media

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