Accident Mil Mi-17 , 16 Jan 2014
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163317
 
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Date:16-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Darayya in Rif Damascus -   Syria
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Video image show the crashing to the ground of a Mil Mi-17 helicopter from the Syrian Air Force on 16 January 2014 in Darayya in Rif Damascus.
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) claims to have shot down the helicopter.
The crew of the helicopter reprtedly consisted of a colonel, a lieutenant colonel, a first lieutenant and a sergeant and perished in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f07_1389882925
http://www.euronews.com/2014/01/16/video-helicopter-crashes-to-ground-in-syria-amid-fierce-fighting-near-damascus
http://www.petercliffordonline.com/syria-and-iraq-news/

Media:

https://twitter.com/epaulnet/statuses/423900359208083457

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2014 20:50 gerard57 Added
21-Jan-2014 17:59 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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