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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206445
Last updated: 17 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8
Owner/operator:Sudanese Aeronautical Services (Sasco)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near al-Ubayyid -   Sudan
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:El Obeid (al-Ubayyid)
Destination airport:Khartoum
Crashed from low altitude on return flight to Khartoum after filming sortie in the Nuba region. Leni Riefenstahl (97) and Horst Kettner seriously injured. The helicopter attemped an emergency landing due to technical problems.


Hamburger Abendblatt 1 March 2000
Len Riefenstahl

Revision history:

22-Feb-2018 08:59 TB Added
22-Feb-2018 09:15 TB Updated [Date, Total occupants, Damage, Narrative]

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