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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141770
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:04-JAN-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-Swidnik Mi-2
Owner/operator:Tatmadaw Lei
Registration: 64..
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sinlum Bum, NíMawk (Momauk) -   Myanmar
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Myitkyina
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Officials from the Kachin Independence Organizationís armed wing have confirmed that on January 4 their fighters shot down a Burmese army transport helicopter in northern Kachin State, Kachin News Group said on Friday.

Claimed damaged by ground fire near Mu Bum mountain and crash landing in a paddy field near Sinlum Bum village in NíMawk (Momauk) Township in northern Kachin State, by Kachin Independence Army 3rd Brigade. Pilot reported killed upon impact

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20141015172049/http://asiancorrespondent.com/73285/kachin-rebels-shot-down-government%e2%80%99s-copter-as-burma-army-continues-war/
http://web.archive.org/web/20170601212257/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/2012.htm#jan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myanmar_Air_Force#Current_aircraft .


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jan-2012 09:26 gerard57 Added
20-Oct-2012 16:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2016 09:03 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Source]
27-Apr-2016 09:04 TB Updated [Total occupants]

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