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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178797
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:16-AUG-2015
Time:~15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Z-9
Owner/operator:People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tongzhou district -   China
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed at a military airport in Tongzhou district while preparing for a parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. According to unconfirmed information, three crew members died in the crash and several occupants were injured.

Sources:

http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/Chinese-military-chopper-crashes-during-drill-for-Sept.-war-ceremony
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1741380-reports-of-helicopter-crashes-emerge-in-run-up-to-beijing-victory-parade/
http://ajw.asahi.com/article/asia/china/AJ201508210047


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2015 07:20 gerard57 Added
03-Sep-2015 16:51 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2015 16:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Sep-2015 15:54 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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