Incident Mil Mi-8T YA-KH?,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155503
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Date:Sunday 21 April 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8T
Owner/operator:Khorasan Cargo Airlines
Registration: YA-KH?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Azr district, eastern Afghanistan -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Khost
Destination airport:Kabul
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
12 were taken away by Taliban (2-USA, 7- Turkey, 1- Russian, 2-Afghan).
Their fate is unknown at the moment. The helicopter was deserted.
The Taliban claims to have destroyed the helicopter.
Later press reports stated there were only 10 on board 7 Turkish constructions workers and 3 crew. The passengers a Kyrgyz flight engineer and an Afghan co-pilot/translator were released during May & June, 2013. The last prisoner, a Russian pilot was finally released in late-October 2014


Revision history:

22-Apr-2013 00:36 gerard57 Added
22-Apr-2013 00:55 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Source]
22-Apr-2013 01:24 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Apr-2013 02:49 Roberto Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Narrative]
22-Apr-2013 06:56 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Apr-2013 07:00 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Mar-2020 18:52 StokieSteve Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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