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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216921
Last updated: 23 February 2019
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Date:31-OCT-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Afghan National Army (ANA)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:between Shindand district and Anar Dara district -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
There are reports of a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. The helicopter was carrying around 25 persons. There are said to be 25 fatalities. The helicopter crashed in bad weather shortly after takeoff. Pro-Taliban sources claim that the helicopter was shot down.

Sources:

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-afghanistan-helicopter/afghan-army-helicopter-crashes-killing-25-on-board-officials-idUKKCN1N50L6?rpc=401&
http://www.jpnews-sy.com/ar/news.php?id=153121


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Oct-2018 06:11 gerard57 Added
31-Oct-2018 06:32 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2018 06:50 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Oct-2018 07:07 gerard57 Updated [Source]
31-Oct-2018 16:47 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Nov-2018 08:28 sinfu2a Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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