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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148112
Last updated: 4 July 2020
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Date:30-AUG-2012
Time:02:15 LT
Type:Bell UH-1Y Venom
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 168038
C/n / msn: 55130/Y42
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Helmand province -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two Australian servicemen killed when a USMC helicopter crashed in darkness as it was landing and rolled over.

Sources:

https://www.emirates247.com/news/region/helicopter-crash-in-afghanistan-kills-2-nato-troops-2012-08-30-1.473442
https://au.news.yahoo.com/bloody-day-as-nation-mourns-diggers-14714356.html
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/five-diggers-killed-in-afghanistan/story-e6freuy9-1226461361705
https://news.defence.gov.au/2012/08/30/two-australian-commandos-killed-in-helmand-helicopter-crash
http://www.public.navy.mil/navsafecen/Documents/statistics/AvSummaries.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2012 13:25 gerard57 Added
30-Aug-2012 13:39 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
02-Sep-2012 13:49 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2012 04:11 bp Updated [Operator]
05-Sep-2012 09:38 krasatpi Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2012 09:39 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Sep-2012 11:16 khairulin Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Sep-2012 21:57 krasatpi Updated [Time, Registration, Operator]
09-Apr-2013 09:52 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2013 09:56 TB Updated [Cn]
25-Sep-2016 14:46 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
02-Feb-2017 17:36 rvargast17 Updated [Registration, Cn]

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