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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267506
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:10-SEP-2021
Time:c. 14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-24D
Owner/operator:Armée de l'air Ivoirienne
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ferkessedougou, Téhini -   Cote d'Ivoire
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed about 2 km North of Togolokaye, Téhini dept, northern Ivory Coast, near the border with Burkina Faso.

"PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MILITARY HIERARCHY AFTER THE CRASH OF THE MI-24 ATTACK HELICOPTER

During the night of Thursday 09 to Friday 10 September 2021, an Ivorian army MI 24 attack helicopter, on a reconnaissance mission on the northern border line, lost contact with the control station. A search was undertaken and the aircraft was located two kilometres north of Togolokaye, in the Tehini department of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.
All five occupants died in the accident. An investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances of this tragedy.

The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces presents his condolences to the families of the deceased and assures them of the support of all the Defence and Security Forces of Côte d'Ivoire.

Done in Abidjan, on Friday 10 September 2021

Lieutenant General LASSINA DOUMBIA,

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces."

Sources:

https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/ivory-coast-says-military-reconnaissance-helicopter-missing-2021-09-10/
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/ivory-coast-says-military-helicopter-missing/2361465
https://www.connectionivoirienne.net/2021/09/10/un-mi-24-de-larmee-porte-disparu-en-cote-divoire/
https://www.fratmat.info/article/214969/politique/crash-du-mi-24-de-larmee-ivoirienne-lepave-retrouvee-les-05-occupants-decedes-communique

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2021 11:54 gerard57 Added
10-Sep-2021 15:39 gerard57 Updated [Time, Location, Source]
10-Sep-2021 16:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
11-Sep-2021 05:32 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Damage, Narrative]
11-Sep-2021 06:16 gerard57 Updated [Source]
11-Sep-2021 07:28 sinfu2a Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
11-Sep-2021 12:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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