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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56992
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:07-JAN-2004
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17V-2 (Mi-8MTV-2)
Owner/operator:Uganda Air Force
Registration: AF-603 (1) ?
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Opange sub-county in Pader district, about 80km from Gulu town -   Uganda
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
CNK; AF-603 (1) and AF-605 (1) lost in accidents.
The Mi-17 transport and combat helicopter was carrying journalists and soldiers when it crashed in Opange sub-county in Pader district, about 80km from Gulu town on 7 January 2004.
The pilot lost visibility due to the dust and rammed the chopper's rotor into a shrub, damaging it.
There were probably no casualties.

Sources:

Scramble 297
http://www.scramble.nl/soviet-database?view=default
http://allafrica.com/stories/200401070033.html
http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-19928825_ITM


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
22-Feb-2011 17:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2013 12:45 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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