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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78761
Last updated: 31 July 2019
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Date:02-DEC-2006
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-26TS
Owner/operator:Vertical-T
Registration: RA-29112
C/n / msn: 226210
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:100 km north of Kandahar -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kandahar
Destination airport:Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed in a mountainous area at an altitude of 2,600 m during a flight carrying food to the base of the Dutch troops in Uruzgan province. The most likely cause of the collision of the Mi-26T from the slope of the mountain was a failure to comply with safe altitude when flying in mountainous terrain in adverse weather conditions.

Sources:

http://www.airdisaster.ru/database.php?id=375


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2010 06:42 krasatpi Added
16-Dec-2010 10:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport]

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