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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147729
Last updated: 12 January 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Owner/operator:US Army, 2-25th Avn
Registration: 94-26584
C/n / msn: 70-2104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cheranto, Kandahar province -   Afghanistan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A NATO helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Thursday 16 August 2012, killing seven international soldiers and four Afghans, the International Security Assistance Force said.
Three US soldiers, four other members of the US-led NATO mission, three members of the Afghan security forces and an Afghan civilian interpreter were killed, ISAF said.
During approach shot down with RPG and crashed. 4 crew, 3 Navy SEAL and 3 afghan soldier killed, 2 passanger injured.

Sources:

http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n285265
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19280582
http://www.itv.com/news/story/2012-08-16/nato-troops-killed-in-afghanistan-helicopter-crash/
http://www.armyaircrews.com/blackhawk.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2012 06:15 gerard57 Added
16-Aug-2012 06:51 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
16-Aug-2012 06:56 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
29-Jan-2017 11:59 rvargast17 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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