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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 160543
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:16-SEP-2013
Time:14:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0,4 km from Turkish border in Ain Beida -   Syria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter exploded mid-air. Both pilots ejected safely but were apparently killed by opposition forces on the ground. The helicopter crashed around 400 meters from the Turkey's border with Syria.
The helicopter was shot down with a missile and fell on Syrian ground. The attack was carried out by Turkish F-16 fighter planes.

Sources:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?PageID=238&NID=54538
http://www.todayszaman.com/news-326525-deputy-pm-turkish-warplanes-shoot-down-syrian-helicopter.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Sep-2013 15:20 gerard57 Added
16-Sep-2013 17:05 gerard57 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2013 17:11 gerard57 Updated [Location, Narrative]
16-Sep-2013 17:40 gerard57 Updated [Embed code]
17-Sep-2013 06:56 marko Updated [Location]
17-Sep-2013 18:06 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
17-Sep-2013 18:16 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
19-Sep-2013 10:07 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Phase]
19-Sep-2013 10:10 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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