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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154970
Last updated: 9 June 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Maarat Nouman -   Syria
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) claims to have shot down a helicopter from the Syrian Air Force on 11 April 2013 in North of Maarat Nouman.
The video shows multiple casualties. Reports claim four casualties.
The helicopter was carrying food supplies to two Syrian regime bases, Wadi al-Deif and Al-Hamdiyeh, which have been under siege by the rebels for several months.
Later reports claim a total of 8 fatalities, crew and passengers.



Revision history:

11-Apr-2013 06:21 gerard57 Added
11-Apr-2013 12:43 TB Updated [Source]
12-Apr-2013 08:42 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2013 11:15 krasatpi Updated [Source, Embed code]
14-Apr-2013 03:57 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2013 12:12 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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