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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80447
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Time:20:03 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8MTV-2
Owner/operator:Russian Border Guards
Registration: RF-28532
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sakhalin Island -   Russia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Four people were killed in a crash of a Mi-8 helicopter operated by Russian Border Guard on the Sakhalin Island, off the coast of eastern Russia.
"The circumstances of the helicopter crash are unknown," a police official told the Interfax news agency. "According to preliminary information, the helicopter exploded as soon as it touched the ground."
The crash occured during training flight in darkness and bad weather conditions (4.)


3. (place of crash)

Revision history:

03-Nov-2010 03:16 gerard57 Added
06-Nov-2010 05:42 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
06-Nov-2010 15:36 Roman Giertych Updated [Narrative]
07-Nov-2010 06:03 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
05-Dec-2010 04:09 krasatpi Updated [Source]
22-Mar-2011 16:52 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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