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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184519
Last updated: 26 January 2021
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Date:16-FEB-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Iraq Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Al-Kout, Wasit Governorate -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Basra Int'l (ORMM)
Destination airport:al-Kut Airbase (ORUB)
Narrative:
The military plane crashed due to a technical malfunction. There are said to be at least nine fatalities.

Sources:

https://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2487877&Language=en
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/iraq-military-helicopter-crashes-killing-nine-105800790.html

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4endtiXJkxs
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil_Mi-17
Related: https://www.rt.com/news/318892-chinese-drone-iraq-airstrike/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Feb-2016 11:30 gerard57 Added
16-Feb-2016 11:30 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2016 16:57 Geno Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
16-Sep-2018 07:16 TB Updated [Plane category]

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