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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167772
Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:03-JUL-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Afghan President
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kabul airport -   Afghanistan
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kabul airport
Destination airport:Kabul airport
Narrative:
In a Taliban rocket attack on Kabul airport, the helicopter of the Afghan President was destroyed while three other helicopters were damaged.

Sources:

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/national/defence-watch/karzais-helicopter-destroyed-in-brazen-rocket-attack-on-kabul-airport
https://www.wsj.com/articles/taliban-attacks-kabul-airport-with-rockets-destroys-karzais-helicopter-1404390980


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2014 17:26 gerard57 Added
04-Jul-2014 17:37 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Jul-2014 14:04 gerard57 Updated [Source]

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