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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55967
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:02-MAR-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8T
Owner/operator:Egyptian Air Force (EAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Siwa Oasis -   Egypt
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Siwa Oasis
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter hit a lamp post and overturned just after lifting off. The Egyptian Defence
Minister, Gen Ahmad Badawi (53) and 13 senior officers were killed in the crash.

Sources:

1. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1981/1981%20-%200770.html
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_Badawi
3. Hamburger Abendblatt 3.3.1981, p11


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2008 11:34 harro Added
02-Mar-2011 11:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2011 05:52 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2013 10:01 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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