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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 123002
Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Date:10-JUN-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 342M1 Gazelle
Owner/operator:ALAT (French Army Light Aviation)
Registration: 4158
C/n / msn: 2158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:20 km from Bagram AFB, Parwa -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bagram AFB (OAI/OAIX)
Narrative:
The incident occurred in the crash of a French multi-purpose military helicopter Gazelle, 20 kilometers from the U.S. Air Force base in Bagram district of Parwan province. French military officer Capitaine Mattieu Gaudin (37) has died in the crash, the pilot was seriously injured.
Early reports attribute the crash to adverse weather conditions, and not due to Taliban insurgency actions. F-MGCB.

Sources:

http://www.opex360.com/2011/06/11/un-pilote-dhelicoptere-et-un-caporal-du-35e-ri-tues-en-afghanistan/
http://web.archive.org/web/20110917112545/http://www.afghanistannews.net/story.php?rid=46056156
http://oefkia.blogspot.com/2011/06/nato-helicopter-crash-kills-one-service.html
Scramble 386


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2011 03:18 gerard57 Added
11-Jun-2011 04:40 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2011 09:25 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants]
17-Sep-2011 16:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2011 16:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Damage]
18-Jan-2013 10:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2013 17:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2013 17:04 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
28-Nov-2013 17:05 TB Updated [Narrative]

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