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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167815
Last updated: 12 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-171
Owner/operator:Regiment 91 VPAAF (Vietnam People's Army Air Force)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Village 11 in Thach Hoa Commune, Thach That District -   Vietnam
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Hoa Lac military airport in Hanoiís Ba Vi District
Destination airport:
The helicopter engaged in a parachute training mission, came down about 15 minutes after take-off in a small village in Thach That district about 40km west of Hanoi.
Sixteen occupants instantly died in the crash, five were injured. Two of the injured later died in the hospital, the other three injured remain in critical condition.
Two died several weeks later in hospital, only one survivor remains.

On July 11, Major-General Nguyen Kim Cach of the Air Defense and Air Force Service, told local media that one of the helicopter's two engines experienced the loss of power shortly after take-off.


Revision history:

07-Jul-2014 08:11 gerard57 Added
07-Jul-2014 11:53 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
11-Jul-2014 08:15 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2014 20:56 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
03-Sep-2014 05:28 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2014 12:35 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Narrative]
19-Nov-2020 10:59 sicak Updated [Operator, Operator]
19-Nov-2020 11:01 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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