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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121792
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17V-5 (Mi-8M)
Owner/operator:Sudan Air Force
Registration: 531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El-Fasher airport -   Sudan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Sudanese state media say a military helicopter has crashed in the country's western Darfur region, killing all five on board.

It's the second military helicopter crash in Sudan in less than a week.

Army spokesman Col. Khaled al-Sawarmy says technical failure caused the MI-17 helicopter to crash as it was about to land at the airport in the city of El Fasher on Monday morning.



Revision history:

18-Apr-2011 11:47 TB Added
18-Apr-2011 11:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Apr-2011 12:49 chulian1819 Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2011 06:54 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator]
09-May-2011 10:31 harro Updated [Operator]
16-Sep-2018 07:12 TB Updated [Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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