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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165511
Last updated: 20 November 2020
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Date:15-APR-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:N of Baghdad, W Anbar -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed due to a technical malfunction. In the crash a Lieutenant General died, as well as four of his companions and two officers.

Sources:

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Apr-15/253424-top-officer-dies-in-helicopter-crash-as-violence-kills-7.ashx#axzz2yyfid5bi
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.alliraqnews.com/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=51651:commander-of-al-jazeera-operations-command-killed-in-helicopter-crash&catid=36:security&Itemid=37]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Apr-2014 17:47 gerard57 Added
15-Apr-2014 18:16 gerard57 Updated [Location]
15-Apr-2014 20:02 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2014 16:52 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Jun-2014 08:50 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Oct-2016 18:18 TB Updated [Location]

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