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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66390
Last updated: 14 August 2019
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Date:14-JUL-2009
Time:08:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-26T
Owner/operator:Pecotox Air
Registration: ER-MCV
C/n / msn: 34001212611
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sangin military base, Helmand district -   Afghanistan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Sangin helipad
Narrative:
The helicopter, belonging to a civilian contractor, crashed during human aid delivery operations. According to Russian and Moldavian news it was shot down by missile. Six occupants reported fatally injured (6 crew members were Ukrainian citizenship). Mi-26 with registration ER-MCV belonged to Moldavian private company working for UN. Reports indicate a child on the ground was killed.

Sources:

https://www.naftemporiki.gr/news/static/09/07/14/1689742.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8149073.stm
https://ru.sputnik.md/news.html?nws_id=828471
http://www.forumavia.ru/forum/6/3/2862411118742115766691247575463_1.shtml?topiccount=23
http://www.nbc29.com/Global/story.asp?S=10727870
Soviet Transports


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2009 03:48 nikitas Added
14-Jul-2009 05:20 nikitas Updated
14-Jul-2009 05:57 slowkid Updated
14-Jul-2009 08:28 krasatpi Updated
14-Jul-2009 10:55 RobertMB Updated
14-Jul-2009 12:10 Anon. Updated
14-Jul-2009 22:55 Anon. Updated
15-Jul-2009 01:29 slowkid Updated
16-Dec-2010 12:51 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source]

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