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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234594
Last updated: 27 April 2020
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Date:30-MAR-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Z-9ZH
Owner/operator:Chinese People's Liberation Army
Registration: 6202
C/n / msn: Z9-0539
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tai Lam Country Park, Hong Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Chinese Army helicopter met with an accident in Hong Kong during a night training missing in adverse weather conditions. The helicopter damaged an electricity transmission tower. Apparently four crew members died in the crash.

Sources:

http://www.ecns.cn/news/military/2020-03-31/detail-ifzuwwmz9246441.shtml
https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202003/31/P2020033100677.htm
https://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking-news/section/4/144827/PLA-chopper-crash-damages-tower
https://asiatimes.com/2020/04/mystery-surrounds-pla-chopper-crash-in-hong-kong/
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/wul0401a-04012020045554.html
https://www.reddit.com/r/HongKong/comments/ft0sbt/rfa_news_confirm_four_pla_soldier_died_in_the/
https://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/news/20200402/bkn-20200402095401931-0402_00822_001.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2020 13:57 gerard57 Added
01-Apr-2020 09:18 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Apr-2020 12:12 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source]
02-Apr-2020 06:12 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2020 07:29 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
02-Apr-2020 08:09 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
02-Apr-2020 08:59 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
02-Apr-2020 16:15 Alan Song Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
02-Apr-2020 16:18 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
02-Apr-2020 16:56 Anon. Updated [Cn]
02-Apr-2020 16:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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