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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2657
Last updated: 26 November 2015
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1 Cobra
Owner/operator:Türk Kara Ordusu Havaciligi
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chamsku (Khurdistan) -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Kurdish PKK guerrillas said on Sunday they had shot down a Turkish Cobra attack helicopter during clashes with Turkish forces in northern Iraq.
"At 6 pm (10 am EST) yesterday, our fighters shot down a Cobra helicopter," Ahmed Danees, head of foreign relations for the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), told Reuters by telephone.

He gave no details of casualties but said more information would be released later. The incident had occurred during fighting in the remote Chamsku area close to the border, Danees said.
Pilot died.


Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 02:11 Fusko Added
13-Dec-2014 19:30 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
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