ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167480
Last updated: 11 February 2016
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Narrative:Nine people are feared dead after self-defense forces in the Donetsk region shot down a Ukrainian army helicopter, which was used for transporting military cargo. A portable air defense system was used by self-defense forces to shoot the helicopter down.
|Time:||5 p.m. local|
|Owner/operator:||Ukrainian Armed Forces / 16-th Army Aviation Brigade|
|Registration:|| 63 YELLOW|
|C/n / msn:|| 9743708|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Karachun Mountain (Near the town of Slaviansk) -
|Phase:|| Take off|
The Ukraine’s National Guard fighters told the Ukrainskaya Pravda newspaper that the Mi-8 helicopter was downed during takeoff from Karachun Mountain (a strategic high point near Slavyansk where the Ukrainian army’s artillery is deployed).
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/24/368469/prorussians-down-chopper-ukraine/ http://rt.com/news/168184-helicopter-down-east-ukraine/ https://news.yahoo.com/ukraine-military-helicopter-downed-rebel-fire-9-feared-151026078.html http://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/nine-killed-after-ukrainian-military-helicopter-downed-30380719.html http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_06_24/Military-helicopter-downed-near-Slovyansk-media-4117/
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