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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178345
Last updated: 5 March 2021
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Date:06-AUG-2015
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17 Hip
Owner/operator:Afghan National Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:S Afghanistan, Zabul province -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Qalat AB, OAQA
Destination airport:Shinkay AB
Narrative:
According to the Defence Ministry , the heli crashed due to a "technical problem" The Taliban however claimed to have downed the helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/killed-afghan-military-helicopter-crash-150806084835847.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2015 09:12 plcedi Added
06-Aug-2015 09:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
06-Aug-2015 11:35 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Phase]
06-Aug-2015 18:00 Chieftain Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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