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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201185
Last updated: 17 November 2017
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Date:11-NOV-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:al-Shouija region, east of Kut city, Wasit province -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kut air base
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. Three occupants died in the crash. Initially it was stated that seven crew members had died, but that was later corrected.
A technical malfunction caused the crash, the military statement said.
The crash took place during a regular training flight.

Sources:

https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/seven-military-personnel-killed-helicopter-crashes-wasit/
http://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2660032&Language=en
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-military-crash/iraqi-army-helicopter-crash-kills-seven-military-says-idUSKBN1DC094
https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/updated-three-military-personnel-killed-helicopter-crashes-wasit/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Nov-2017 08:58 gerard57 Added
12-Nov-2017 09:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2017 11:42 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2017 12:07 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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