Incident Mil Mi-8MTV-1 RA-27068, 16 Jan 2023
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Date:16-JAN-2023
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Owner/operator:UN (UTAir)
Registration: RA-27068
MSN: 95904/59-04
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:between Baidoa and Kenzadere -   Somalia
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Baidoa Airport (BIB/HCMB)
Destination airport:Kenzadere
Narrative:
On January 16, the Mi-8MTV aircraft with registration number RA-27068 of UTair Helicopter Services operated a flight at the request of the UN mission in Somalia on the Baidoa-Kenzadere route. Only four crew members were on board. After landing, during the post-flight inspection, two bullet holes were found - in the fuselage and the rotor blades without damaging the spar. Systems and units were not damaged. The helicopter was suspended from flights.

Sources:

1. https://t.me/aviatorshina/3272
2. https://russianplanes.net/reginfo/12759
3. https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9793312 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jan-2023 09:09 vasilf Added
18-Jan-2023 15:00 vasilf Updated [Source]
21-Jan-2023 18:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source]

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