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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155472
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Egyptian Army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:East Oweinat area, near the Al-Wadi Al-Gadid governorate -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Initial reports claimed that the helicopter was downed by smugglers operating near the Libyan border.
They were denied by the Egyptian military, stating that the helicopter had sustained a technical malfunction.
The helicopter was forced to land, but was not destroyed, and no one was injured.
Damage to the helicopter is unknown.


Revision history:

21-Apr-2013 12:05 gerard57 Added

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