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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203204
Last updated: 1 August 2019
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Date:21-DEC-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky S-70A Desert Hawk
Owner/operator:Egypt Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Al-Arish Military Airport in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula -   Egypt
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Terrorists damaged a UH-60 BlackHawk helicopter which was on the ground inside an army base in Egypt. They used an ATGM lancher and achieved a direct shot.
It supposedly happened during the Egyptian Interior and Defense ministers visit to this base.

Sources:

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/isis-releases-video-footage-attack-al-arish-airbase/
https://topghananews.com/egypt-the-terrorism-observatory-condemns-the-al-arish-airport-attacks/
http://lostarmour.info/aflosses/item.php?id=16969


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2017 07:28 plcedi Added
22-Dec-2017 07:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
22-Dec-2017 08:56 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 10:10 abel83 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Damage]
29-Dec-2017 17:08 Anon. Updated [Embed code]

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