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Last updated: 17 March 2021
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Date:17-SEP-1997
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8MTV
Owner/operator:Ukraine Air Force/UNMIBH
Registration: 124
C/n / msn: 95404
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Bugojno, central Bosnia -   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Struck trees in a tree covered canyon.
The four members of the Ukrainian crew survived by climbing through the shattered plexiglass nose of the aircraft, but they were unable to rescue any of the passengers. Obviously recovered and used for fire-fighting in Portugal (UR-UWT)

Sources:

http://tech.mit.edu/V117/N43/crash.43w.html
Soviet Transports

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Jul 1997 124 Ukrainian Air Force, opf. UNMIBH 12 near Bugojno w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2012 15:08 harro Added
28-Aug-2013 14:30 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Oct-2018 13:32 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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