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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 120925
Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Date:25-AUG-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8T
Owner/operator:Afghan Air Force
Registration: 275
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Asmar, Konar -   Afghanistan
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter was captured by the Mujahideen.
In March 1980, government forces captured Asmara and found the helicopter, but it was impossible to evacuate. Group of technicians removed the deficit units and a helicopter dropped on the spot.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl/soviet-database?view=default
2. http://skywar.ru/Poteri1979


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2011 11:47 TB Added
10-Mar-2011 12:46 krasatpi Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2011 15:27 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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