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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196135
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:13-JUN-2017
Time:23:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS55 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 355 Ecureuil II
Owner/operator:Gendarmerie Nationale (Algeria)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mekman Ben Amar, Na‚ma province -   Algeria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a night training flight, the helicopter hit high voltage wires and crashed. Two occupants died in the crash, a third occupant was injured.

Sources:

https://www.dzbreaking.com/2017/06/14/algeria-2-people-killed-1-injured-helicopter-crash-naama/
http://www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2017-06/14/content_41024160.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2017 06:51 gerard57 Added
14-Jun-2017 06:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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