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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87446
 
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Date:08-OCT-2001
Time:09:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8T
Owner/operator:Air Chayka
Registration: UR-24229
MSN: 98730591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kodori River Gorge -   Georgia
Phase: En route
Nature:Calibration/Inspection
Departure airport:Sukhumi
Destination airport:Kondori Gorge
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Hit by a surface-to-air missile while carrying five United Nations observers, a translator and four crew.

Sources:

https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/2002/2002
https://russianplanes.net/REGINFO/14532
Air Forces Monthly December 2001, p74


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2011 11:00 krasatpi Added
05-May-2013 17:52 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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