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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163517
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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: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near the village of el-Kharouba -   Egypt
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter of the Egyptian Army crashed while battling Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula. The crew of five died in the crash.
The militant group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis (ABM) shot down the helicopter flying at low altitude using MANPADS.



Revision history:

25-Jan-2014 11:24 gerard57 Added
25-Jan-2014 12:50 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2014 18:10 gerard57 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Jan-2014 06:46 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Mar-2015 19:01 harro Updated [Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 19:03 harro Updated [Embed code]
05-Jun-2018 18:58 harro Updated [Source]

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