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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82720
Last updated: 3 July 2019
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Date:19-NOV-2010
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17 (Mi-8M)
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bomdir area bordering China -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh
Destination airport:Guwahati
Narrative:
All 12 armed forces personnel onboard an IAF MI-17 helicopter were today killed when it crashed after an explosion minutes after take-off from Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.
The 12 people, including 11 IAF officials - two of them pilots - and one Army officer, on board were killed when the helicopter crashed at Bomdir area bordering China, Defence PRO Col Rajesh Kalia in Itanagar said.All the bodies have been recovered by the Army and police. The bodies remain to be identified.

Sources:

1. https://www.deccanherald.com/content/114106/12-killed-mi-17-helicopter.html_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Nov-2010 08:51 gerard57 Added
19-Nov-2010 11:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
19-Nov-2010 13:38 Anon. Updated [Time]
01-Mar-2011 16:42 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2011 16:44 TB Updated [Narrative]

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