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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144326
Last updated: 25 May 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8MT
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Yarysh-Mardy, Chechnya -   Russia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Three Mi-8MT were ambushed in the exercise of finding the downed pilot. One of the helicopters was shot down by ground fire.
During the fight two other helicopters evacuated the crew and paratroopers from the downed helicopter and returned safely to base.


Revision history:

10-Mar-2012 04:45 krasatpi Added

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