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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82720
Last updated: 1 August 2020
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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
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
Departure airport:Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh
Destination airport:Guwahati
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.



Revision history:

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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