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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226705
Last updated: 20 July 2019
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Date:28-JUN-2019
Time:c. 11:49
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17V-5
Owner/operator:Indonesian Army
Registration: HA-5138
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Pegunungan Bintang regency, Papua -   Indonesia
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Oksibil Airport (OKL/WAJO)
Destination airport:Jayapura-Sentani Airport (DJJ/WAJJ)
Narrative:
The military aircraft with twelve occupants onboard has been reported missing over mountainous terrain in the Pegunungan Bintang regency of Papua. After eight days the helicopter still had not been found.
On Friday 19 July 2019 the helicopter still had not been found. All occupants are deemed to have died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/393361/search-for-12-missing-in-west-papua-helicopter
https://asiapacificreport.nz/2019/06/29/indonesian-army-helicopter-with-12-on-board-goes-missing-in-papua/
https://en.tempo.co/read/1219628/tni-deploys-bell-helicopters-to-search-missing-chopper-mi-17
https://daerah.sindonews.com/read/1421965/174/sudah-22-hari-heli-m-17-tni-ad-hilang-pencarian-tim-sar-masih-nihil-1563544217


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jul-2019 02:49 Geno Added
01-Jul-2019 14:03 sinfu2a Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
07-Jul-2019 09:36 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
20-Jul-2019 12:52 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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