ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149080
Last updated: 21 April 2014
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Date:10-SEP-2012
Time:22:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing CH-47D Chinook
Owner/operator:US Army / 159th Aviation Regiment
Registration: 89-00142
C/n / msn: M.3296
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bagram Air Base -   Afghanistan
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bagram Air Base
Destination airport:Bagram Air Base
Narrative:
Afghan insurgents bombarded a U.S. base and destroyed a NATO helicopter.
The helicopter was preparing to take off when a rocket fired by insurgents hit it. There were Afghan and (NATO) coalition personnel on board. Three Afghan intelligence personal were killed.
Four rounds landed in the airfield on Monday around 10 p.m., said Lt. Col Hagen Messer, a spokesman for NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

Sources:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/world/nato-helicopter-destroyed-by-taliban-652849/
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/11/world/asia/afghanistan-violence/index.html
http://www.chinook-helicopter.com/history/aircraft/D_Models/89-00142/89-00142.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2012 12:59 Black Typhoon Added
11-Sep-2012 14:54 Black Typhoon Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage]
11-Sep-2012 15:06 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Phase, Narrative]
11-Sep-2012 22:01 krasatpi Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
11-Sep-2012 22:11 Black Typhoon Updated [Narrative]
22-Mar-2013 06:42 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
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