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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201185
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:al-Shouija region, east of Kut city, Wasit province -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kut air base
Destination airport:
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.


Revision history:

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 fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Nov-2017 12:07 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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