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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189072
Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Date:04-AUG-2016
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17-V
Owner/operator:Government of Punjab
Registration: AP-BGX
C/n / msn: 586M49
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Azra district, Logar province -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pakistan
Destination airport:Uzbekistan
Narrative:
The helicopter, on its way to Uzbekistan for maintenance, crashed. All seven occupants were taken hostage by Taliban. The Taliban set fire to the helicopter.

Sources:

www.pajhwok.com
https://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/26581-pakistani-chopper-crashes-in-logar-taliban-seize-passengers
http://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/347824-Pakistani-helicopter-crashlands-in-Afghan-territo
http://www.historyofpia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=23883


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Aug-2016 19:26 gerard57 Added
04-Aug-2016 19:41 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
05-Aug-2016 08:06 Hans Gruber Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Aug-2016 08:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]

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