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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234130
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Date:18-MAR-2020
Time:09:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-24D
Owner/operator:Armée de l'air Ivoirienne
Registration: TU-VHR
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Abidjan Airport -   Cote d'Ivoire
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Abidjan-Felix Houphouet Boigny Airport (ABJ/DIAP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Mi-24 helicopter crashed at 09:45 during take-off from Abidjan Airport. Only the pilot and the co-pilot were on board. They received minor injuries. No loss of life has been reported.

An investigation is announced to elucidate the reasons for this accident, four months after the collision on November 27, 2019 in Katiola between a helicopter and another aircraft already grounded, during the state visit of President Alassane Ouattara.

Sources:

https://lecourrierquotidien.com/societes-crash-dun-helicoptere-mi-24-a-laeroport-fhb-dabidjan--deux-blesses-ce-qui-sest-reellement-passe
https://www.defenceweb.co.za/aerospace/military-helicopters/ivory-coast-getting-replacement-mi-24s-after-two-crashes/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Mar-2020 13:49 Iceman 29 Added
18-Mar-2020 17:17 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Mar-2020 17:21 harro Updated [Narrative]
23-Sep-2020 10:10 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage]

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