Accident Mil Mi-8MTV-1 EX-08041,
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Date:Sunday 17 September 2023
Time:23:53 UTC+03
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Registration: EX-08041
MSN: 95588
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tahtali Dam, Menderes district, Izmir -   Turkey
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A fire fighting helicopter crashed into the Tahtali Dam in the Menderes district. One occupant was rescued, three found dead, helicopter's wreckage salvaged from the Menderes dam.

The helicopter extinguished the fire at night. The crew consisted of 4 people: three citizens of Kyrgyzstan and one citizen of Turkey. The co-pilot, a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, was rescued alive, the rest died.



Revision history:

17-Sep-2023 06:03 gerard57 Added
17-Sep-2023 07:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
17-Sep-2023 07:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Sep-2023 11:30 MBerk_93 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]
17-Sep-2023 15:39 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
17-Sep-2023 17:05 MBerk_93 Updated [Total fatalities]
17-Sep-2023 17:08 MBerk_93 Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2023 19:15 vasilf Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2023 19:17 harro Updated [[Source, Narrative]]

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