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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Owner/operator:Border Police of Georgia
Registration: GBP-10005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gudauri -   Georgia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Mil Mi-8 rescue helicopter, GBP-10005, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident in Gudauri, Georgia while attempting to rescue a paraglider pilot stuck on a mountain face. The eight people onboard, three aircrew, four rescue personnel and one hoisted casualty, all died.

A preliminary review of the accident video taken from below indicates a tail rotor strike, a loss of yaw control and the helicopter subsequently impacted the terrain. A post crash fire ensued.

Sources: (photo) (Crash area)




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Revision history:

29-Jul-2022 15:07 Captain Adam Added
29-Jul-2022 16:57 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
29-Jul-2022 16:59 gerard57 Updated [Source]
29-Jul-2022 20:44 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2022 05:39 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
30-Jul-2022 06:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Jul-2022 09:43 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative, Category]
30-Jul-2022 09:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
30-Jul-2022 09:58 Iceman 29 Updated [Category]
30-Jul-2022 12:53 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
30-Jul-2022 12:54 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
30-Jul-2022 12:54 Aerossurance Updated [[Embed code, Narrative]]
30-Jul-2022 13:06 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
30-Jul-2022 13:07 Aerossurance Updated [Nature]
30-Jul-2022 14:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Category]
30-Jul-2022 14:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Photo]
30-Jul-2022 14:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
30-Jul-2022 14:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
30-Jul-2022 19:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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