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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148031
Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:30-AUG-2012
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Jamnagar, Gujarat -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:VAJM
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Nine air force officials, including five officers and three personnel, were killed after two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided in mid-air.
The two Mi-17 helicopters crashed into each other at around 12:30 LT, shortly after they took off from the Jamnagar base. The accident happened over the Sarmat field firing range in Sharmath, 12 kilometres south west of Jamnagar.
Possible one survivor.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/jamnagar-nine-air-force-officials-dead-as-two-iaf-helicopters-collide-498184
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sehvRssu2h0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_Cr8Yxj2bg&feature=share&list=UUef1-8eOpJgud7szVPlZQAQ


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2012 04:47 bizjets101 Added
30-Aug-2012 10:14 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
30-Aug-2012 10:14 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]]
30-Aug-2012 13:21 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Narrative]
30-Aug-2012 21:57 cleberjc Updated [Source, Embed code]

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