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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196510
Last updated: 22 November 2017
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Date:04-JUL-2017
Time:04:00 p.m.
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALH model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
HAL Dhruv
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sopo Yuha, near Hostalen village,about 30 km north of Itanagar in Arun -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tezpur Air Base, Assam
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter, engaged in flood relief operations, is missing. Search operations are being conducted. The wreckage of the helicopter was found on Wednesday 5 July 2017 with three bodies near the helicopter. A fourth occupant is still missing. It was evacuating people from Sagalee to the helipad at Naharlagun near Itanagar.

Sources:

http://zeenews.india.com/andhra-pradesh/iaf-chopper-with-three-onboard-goes-missing-in-arunachal-pradesh-2021135.html?pfrom=article-next-story
www.firstpost.com
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/iaf-helicopter-crash-3-charred-bodies-recovered-in-arunachal-pradesh/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jul-2017 15:40 gerard57 Added
04-Jul-2017 15:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Jul-2017 15:42 harro Updated [Departure airport, Source]
06-Jul-2017 06:00 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Jul-2017 11:25 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2017 07:01 122.162.138.37 Updated [Location, Narrative]

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