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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186003
Last updated: 13 March 2021
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Date:24-MAR-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Afghan National Army (ANA)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nari district, Kunar province -   Afghanistan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During military operations, the helicopter had to perform an emergency landing after a technical problem.
All occupants are said to have survived the incident.
Another report state that the helicopter was destroyed by an IED placed underneath the helicopter and that 21 Afghan commandos died in the assault.

Sources:

http://afghannews.com.af/2016/03/30/afghan-army-helicopter-makes-emergency-landing-in-kunar/
http://newafghanpress.com/?p=11644
https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2016/04/taliban-destroy-afghan-army-helicopter-in-ied-attack-on-military-base.php

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Mar-2016 07:01 gerard57 Added
30-Mar-2016 07:51 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
15-Apr-2016 16:27 gerard57 Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
15-Apr-2016 17:14 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Embed code]

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