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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248625
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:27-FEB-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 341G Gazelle
Owner/operator:unknown
Registration: RA-05702
MSN: 058
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bozoum -   Central African Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Local media reported that a helicopter force landed near Bozoum in the Central African Republic.
Russian paramilitary personnel then set fire to the helicopter, after rescuing the Russian crew.
The Russians were engaged in fighting with rebels of the Coalition of Patriots for Change (CPC).

SOKO built Gazelle.

Sources:

https://corbeaunews-centrafrique.com/rca-destruction-spectaculaire-dun-helicoptere-russe-en-centrafrique/
https://www.rosbalt.ru/world/2021/03/02/1890054.html
https://t.me/rybar/16913
https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/gazelle-crash-in-central-african-republic
https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/update-central-african-gazelle-crash
https://t.me/aviaincident/6962
https://twitter.com/towersight/status/1368641032859029504
https://twitter.com/200_zoka/status/1368590051039395842

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Mar-2021 19:44 Anon. Added
07-Mar-2021 19:49 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
07-Mar-2021 19:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
08-Mar-2021 08:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
11-Mar-2021 19:57 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Mar-2021 14:30 harro Updated [Source]

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