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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236946
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Date:13-JUN-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW119 MkII Koala
Owner/operator:Kenyan Police
Registration: 5Y-NPW
C/n / msn: 14946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kaithe-Kithoka area, Meru -   Kenya
Phase: En route
Nature:Aerial patrol
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Sololo, Marsabit
Narrative:
This Kenyan Police helicopter crashed in a banana plantation. Injured occupants were taken to a hospital. It is reported that officer on board were headed for a joint security meeting with North Eastern counterparts.

Sources:

https://www.nation.co.ke/kenya/counties/meru/chopper-crash-lands-in-meru-655052
https://www.kahawatungu.com/police-chopper-crash-lands-meru/
https://www.kenyans.co.ke/news/54249-police-chopper-crashes-photos
https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2020-06-13-photospolice-c
hopper-crashes-in-meru-enroute-marsabit/
https://www.kbc.co.ke/police-chopper-crashes-in-meru/
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001374985/security-chiefs-injured-in-meru-police-chopper-crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jun-2020 07:27 gerard57 Added
13-Jun-2020 07:36 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source]
13-Jun-2020 07:41 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
13-Jun-2020 07:45 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
13-Jun-2020 08:05 Aerossurance Updated [Total occupants, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Jun-2020 08:08 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Jun-2020 08:11 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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