ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15203
Last updated: 31 July 2014
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Date:03-MAR-2008
Time:1140 GMT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17 (Mi-8M)
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near a village W of Baiji (northern Iraq) -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tall Afar
Destination airport:Baghdad
Narrative:
Two Mi-17 transport helicopters were ferrying troops from the northern city of Tall Afar to Baghdad when they encountered bad weather south of Bayji. One aircraft was able to avoid the storm, but the other crashed.

Sources:
1. http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-iraq5mar05,1,1135146.story


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2008 09:25 Bleiente Added
04-Mar-2008 22:06 Fusko Updated
06-Mar-2008 23:15 anon Updated
01-Mar-2011 15:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source]
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