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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167480
Last updated: 18 March 2021
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Time:5 p.m. LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8MT
Owner/operator:Ukrainian Armed Forces / 16-th Army Aviation Brigade
Registration: 63 YELLOW
C/n / msn: 9743708
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Karachun Mountain (Near the town of Slaviansk) -   Ukraine
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Karachun
Destination airport:
Nine people are feared dead after self-defense forces in the Donetsk region shot down a Ukrainian army helicopter, which was used for transporting military cargo. A portable air defense system was used by self-defense forces to shoot the helicopter down.

The Ukraine’s National Guard fighters told the Ukrainskaya Pravda newspaper that the Mi-8 helicopter was downed during takeoff from Karachun Mountain (a strategic high point near Slavyansk where the Ukrainian army’s artillery is deployed).



Revision history:

24-Jun-2014 16:56 gerard57 Added
24-Jun-2014 17:40 LaMarca Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2014 05:22 LaMarca Updated [Time, Source]
26-Jun-2014 10:06 harro Updated [Source]
01-Jul-2014 14:06 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Photo, ]
01-Jul-2014 19:09 Anon. Updated [Operator]
04-Jul-2014 07:30 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator]
04-Jul-2014 07:36 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Dec-2014 19:56 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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