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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200648
Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:27-OCT-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing MH-47G Chinook
Owner/operator:US Army, 4th Bn, 160th SOAR
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kharwar district, Logar province -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter hit a tree and was forced to make an emergency landing. One crew member died and six were injured. “We can confirm the crash was not the result of enemy action,” NATO’s Resolute Support Mission said in a statement. “We have full accountability for all personnel and the crash site has been secured.”

Crew members have been named as from 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The aircraft type is TBC.

Sources:

https://www.pajhwok.com/en/2017/10/28/nato-helicopter-makes-emergency-landing-logar
www.1tvnews.af
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/10/28/asia/afghanistan-chopper-crash/index.html
https://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/us-servicemember-killed-in-helicopter-crash-in-afghanistan-1.494953
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/10/29/army-identifies-helicopter-pilot-killed-in-afghanistan-crash.html
http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/military/article181579811.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2017 10:09 gerard57 Added
28-Oct-2017 10:56 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Oct-2017 10:51 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2017 19:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
30-Oct-2017 15:25 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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