ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146179
Last updated: 22 December 2014
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Date:21-JUL-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing/EMI CH-47C Chinook
Owner/operator:Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation (IRIAA)
Registration: 5-4089
C/n / msn: P043
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Al Taji Airfield -   Iraq
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Iran
Destination airport:Al Taji Airfield, Iraq
Narrative:
On 21 July 1985, Iranian pilot Mehdi Babaie and two airmen flew their US-made Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter serial 5-4089 to Iraq. Destroyed during war. Date unknown, but wreckage was discovered by US Forces on 4/7/2003 at Al Taji Airfield, Iraq

Sources:
http://www.chinook-helicopter.com/history/aircraft/iran/iraq/5-4089.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Cold_War_pilot_defections#Iran


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2012 09:48 TB Added
30-Dec-2012 12:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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