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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242771
Last updated: 18 October 2020
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Date:23-SEP-2020
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8/35
Owner/operator:Libyan National Army (LNA)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sukna, near Al-Jufrah AB -   Libya
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Al-Jufra AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter carrying ammunition crashed under unknown circumstances and exploded. The four occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/libya-4-russian-mercinaries-killed-in-helicopter-crash/1982827
https://www.tellerreport.com/news/2020-09-23-russian-mercenaries-were-killed-when-their-helicopter-fell-near-the-al-jafra-base-in-central-libya.HJxJSp5uHv.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Sep-2020 10:00 gerard57 Added
23-Sep-2020 10:43 gerard57 Updated [Time, Location]
23-Sep-2020 11:09 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source]
24-Sep-2020 06:00 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]

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