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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22776
Last updated: 12 July 2020
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Date:10-SEP-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1F
Owner/operator:160 Sqn IDF
Registration: 395
C/n / msn: 21719
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kibbutz Ginnegar, near Afula City, north of the Sea of Galilee -   Israel
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ramat David Air Base (LLRD), southeast of Haifa
Destination airport:Ramat David Air Base (LLRD), southeast of Haifa
Narrative:
training
An Israeli military helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from northern Israel on Wednesday, causing two casualties, the pilot and navigator, while on a routine training flight in the region.
There were no further details on the casualties.
The helicopter crashed 10 minutes after take-off, Israel Defense Forces said. It burst into flames near Kibbutz Ginagar, north of the Sea of Galilee in the northern part of Israel wedged between Lebanon and Syria, the medical services said.
Ramat David Air Base (3239'N 3510'E) is located in the center of Northern Israel southeast of Haifa, near Megiddo and the border with the occupied West Bank.

Sources:

haaretz.com
http://cnnwire.blogs.cnn.com/2008/09/10/2-dead-in-israeli-helicopter-crash/
http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com/2008/09/queda-de-helicptero-militar-deixa-dois.html (photos)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2008 11:12 claudio Added
10-Sep-2008 23:28 hggultek Updated
10-Sep-2008 23:29 jorgetadeu7 Updated
04-Nov-2008 22:23 RobertMB Updated
23-Dec-2019 17:01 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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