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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230750
Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Date:17-NOV-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8/17
Owner/operator:Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hama airbase -   Syria
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hama AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Syrian military helicopter crashed upon takeoff under unknown circumstances. All three occupants died in the crash. Other reports speak of four fatalities.

Sources:

https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2019/11/18/syrian-regime-pilots-killed-as-barrel-bomb-accidentally-explodes
https://mobile.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-military-chopper-explodes-during-take-off-3-killed/
https://twitter.com/luftwaffeas


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2019 16:41 gerard57 Added
18-Nov-2019 17:57 gerard57 Updated [Source]
18-Nov-2019 18:46 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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