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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229419
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:27-SEP-2019
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
HAL Cheetah (Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama)
Owner/operator:Indian Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Khentongmani, Yonphula, Trashigang -   Bhutan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Khirmu, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Destination airport:Yonphula, Bhutan
Narrative:
The Indian army helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances in foggy weather conditions. Both pilots (Bhutanese and Indian) died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/indian-army-cheetah-helicopter-crash-pilot-dead-bhutan-live-updates-1603901-2019-09-27
https://www.oneindia.com/india/2-killed-after-indian-army-helicopter-crashes-in-bhutan-2954678.html
httos://www.kuenselonline.com/pilot-and-co-pilot-killed-in-helicopter-crash/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2019 10:19 gerard57 Added
27-Sep-2019 10:50 gerard57 Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Sep-2019 10:54 gerard57 Updated [Source]
27-Sep-2019 11:42 gerard57 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Sep-2019 12:28 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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