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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163517
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Date:25-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Egyptian Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near the village of el-Kharouba -   Egypt
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter of the Egyptian Army crashed while battling Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula. The crew of five died in the crash.
The militant group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis (ABM) shot down the helicopter flying at low altitude using MANPADS.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20140227173457/http://mynorthwest.com/17/742402/Egypt-Military-helicopter-crashes-in-Sinai
https://now.mmedia.me/lb/en/Newest-Developments/532300-five-egypt-soldiers-killed-in-sinai-helicopter-crash
https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/WATCH-Jihadists-in-Sinai-down-Egyptian-air-force-helicopter-339486


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2014 11:24 gerard57 Added
25-Jan-2014 12:50 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2014 18:10 gerard57 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Jan-2014 06:46 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Mar-2015 19:01 harro Updated [Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 19:03 harro Updated [Embed code]
05-Jun-2018 18:58 harro Updated [Source]

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