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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195729
Last updated: 7 May 2019
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Date:29-MAY-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force - SLAF
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Baddegama -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed while trying to land during a rescue operation to provide food in a flooded village. There were no fatalities.

Sources:

http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/sri-lanka-air-force-mi-17-helicopter-crashes-no-casualties/
http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Mi-helicopter-force-landed-in-Baddegama-129767.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-May-2017 06:06 gerard57 Added
30-May-2017 18:00 harro Updated

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