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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171743
Last updated: 1 May 2021
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Date:29-NOV-2014
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter EC 725R2 Caracal
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air (French Air Force)
Registration: 2555/SF
MSN: 2555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burkina Faso -   Burkina Faso
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A French soldier died in a nighttime helicopter training mission in Burkina Faso where the helicopter apparently crashed. Two other crew members were injured.
The exact location of the crash in Burkina Faso was not disclosed by French authorities.

Sources:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/french-soldier-dies-helicopter-crash-africa-27259409
http://translate.google.nl/translate?hl=nl&sl=fr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lexpress.fr%2Factualite%2Fmonde%2Fafrique%2Fburkina-faso-un-soldat-francais-des-forces-speciales-meurt-dans-un-accident-d-helicoptere_1627432.html
http://www.scramble.nl/?option=com_sb&view=default&day=29&month=11&year=2014&sbm=Search&serial=&type=&unit=&status=&Itemid=66


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2014 13:33 gerard57 Added
30-Nov-2014 13:42 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Nov-2014 16:38 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
05-Jan-2016 18:07 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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