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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236398
Last updated: 3 November 2020
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Date:26-MAY-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8AMTSh-VA
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Anadyr Airport (DYR/UHMA) -   Russia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Anadyr Airport (DYR/UHMA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Mil Mi-8AMTSh-VA( the special Arctic version of Mi-8 “Terminator”) helicopter began spinning uncontrollably during takeoff from Anadyr Airport, Russia. The aircraft came down and burst into flames, killing the three crew members and engineer.

Sources:

https://sputniknews.com/russia/202005261079416671-military-helicopter-makes-hard-landing-in-russias-far-east-four-people-killed/
https://www.urdupoint.com/en/world/flight-recorders-found-at-mi-8-crash-site-in-930084.html
https://www.rt.com/russia/489739-russian-mi-8-crash-chukotka/
https://www.interfax.ru/russia/710274
https://twitter.com/GrishinMax/status/1265420691710578688
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2020/05/26/4-dead-as-russian-helicopter-crashes-at-airport-a70379
https://theaviationist.com/2020/05/26/three-russian-military-helicopters-down-in-three-weeks-8-killed-2-injured/

Media:

https://twitter.com/i/status/1265420691710578688

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-May-2020 05:16 gerard57 Added
26-May-2020 05:44 harro Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source]
26-May-2020 06:19 RobertMB Updated [Source]
26-May-2020 06:52 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2020 08:03 harro Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-May-2020 08:32 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code]
27-May-2020 05:49 Anon. Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-May-2020 06:28 Dolly564 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]

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