Accident Aérospatiale SA 342L Gazelle ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189787
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Date:Friday 2 September 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 342L Gazelle
Owner/operator:Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rahba Katba, near Hama -   Syria
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Syrian Air Force SA 342L Gazelle helicopter was shot down by rebel forces while patrolling near Al-Khattab, a village to the north of Hama, a town in west-central Syria.

The aircraft's crew, Col. Mohammad Ali Habib and Major Alaa' Ahmad Dayyoub, both perished in the attack.



Revision history:

03-Sep-2016 07:06 gerard57 Added
03-Sep-2016 11:12 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Sep-2016 11:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
03-Sep-2016 14:15 HeliNews Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2016 19:12 Ansierra117 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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