ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165759
Last updated: 28 July 2016
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Narrative:A Mi-8 helicopter was struck by grenade when it was being prepared for departure.
|Time:||11:00 LT |
|Owner/operator:||Ukrainian Armed Forces 7 Regiment Army aviation|
|Registration:|| 55 YELLOW|
|C/n / msn:|| 93088|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast -
A fire erupted.
According to other sources, the Donetsk People Republic sniper hit a drum with incendiary bullets that caused an explosion of helicoper and one Antonov An-2 standing nearby.
There are also some speculations that explosion was caused by an inaccurate ammunition handling.
Ministry of Deffence Ukraine http://www.segodnya.ua/regions/donetsk/na-aerodrome-v-kramatorske-vzorvalsya-vertolet-mi-8-515735.html
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