Accident Mil Mi-24 , 31 Jan 1996
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-24
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Budennovs, Stavropol region -   Russia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Suddenly fell from 3,300ft after loss of a rotor blade. Crew bailed out but only the pilot Capt Alexander Ratkin survived. Lt Yuri Busygin killed by the rotor blade and Senior Lt Alexander Artyushkin died under the debris of the burning helicopter.


AFM April 1996, p59

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