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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15974
Last updated: 28 December 2019
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Time:10:38 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell UH-1H Iroquis
Owner/operator:Ellinikós Stratós
Registration: ES822
C/n / msn: 8681
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Vassiloudi -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Alexandria, Imathia, Hellenic Army Aviation
Destination airport:Redina
Crashed and caught fire. Witness accounts suggest auto-rotation maneuvers at low height and avoidance of highway with vehicular traffic. The helicopter was equipped with a reserve fuel tank for an upcoming military exercise. This Huey had been produced in 1966 and was transferred to the Hellenic Army Aviation in 1993 from U.S. Army stocks.


ANA-MPA, "Eleftherotypia" 3/19/2008, Athens, Greece

Revision history:

18-Mar-2008 06:52 Dmitriy Added
18-Mar-2008 10:00 harro Updated
19-Mar-2008 10:44 LEP Updated
20-Oct-2008 01:29 RobertMB Updated
19-Sep-2014 12:42 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
19-Sep-2014 13:10 TB Updated [Operator]
20-Apr-2017 13:35 TB Updated [Operator]

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