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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149169
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Time:09:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 212
Owner/operator:Pacific Helicopters/Louis Berger Group Inc
Registration: P2-PAW
C/n / msn: 30547
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Panjwayi district, 60 km SW of Kandahar -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A helicopter carrying workers from a US construction company crashed in southern Afghanistan after coming under small arms fire, killing an Australian pilot and seriously injuring another passenger.
The Australian male pilot of the helicopter was killed and an American woman passenger who was working in setting up health clinics in the region was seriously injured.
The helicopter carried workers of The Louis Berger Group, Inc., an American engineering firm involved in major road construction and infrastructure projects in southern Afghanistan, where rebels of the former Taliban regime are active.


Revision history:

16-Sep-2012 10:53 gerard57 Added
16-Sep-2012 12:13 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2012 12:14 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Sep-2012 20:09 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2012 13:29 krasatpi Added [[Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]]
04-Jun-2014 14:24 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

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