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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22610
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:27-AUG-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 342L Gazelle
Owner/operator:Lebanese Army
Registration: L-809
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tilal Sijud, Nabatieh -   Lebanon
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Beirut Air Base (BEY/OLBA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Lebanese Air Force helicopter has made an emergency landing after coming under fire from an unknown ground source over Tilal Sijud in Nabatieh. Lieutenant pilot Samer Hanna has been reportedly killed in the incident and 3 others in the helicopter have been wounded.

Sources:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7588194.stm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://counterterrorismblog.org/2008/08/hizballahs_attack_on_the_leban.php]
http://lebaneseairforce.info/news.htm
Scramble 379


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Aug-2008 14:12 JINX Added
29-Aug-2008 12:01 Anon. Updated
29-Aug-2008 14:42 JINX Updated
30-Aug-2008 01:50 jorgetadeu7 Updated
09-Apr-2009 20:59 Anon. Updated
08-Sep-2011 14:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
16-Sep-2011 16:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2013 19:22 TB Updated [Operator, Source]

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