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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245318
Last updated: 14 July 2021
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Date:02-DEC-2020
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Eurocopter AS 350BA Ecureuil
Owner/operator:Botswana Defence Force (BDF)
Registration: OF.
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Mombo, Chief’s Island, Moremi Game Reserve -   Botswana
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Botswana Defence Force helicopter crashed upon takeoff.
All five occupants survived the crash.

Sources:

https://www.mmegi.bw/index.php?aid=87978&dir=2020/december/02
https://twitter.com/BWGovernment/status/1334121974315036676/photo/1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2020 15:31 gerard57 Added
02-Dec-2020 16:00 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2020 19:21 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Dec-2020 20:46 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]

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