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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142398
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Sandinista
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 22
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:La Vigia, Jinotega -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Shot down by "Redeye" missile. Nine others injured. Pilot and co-pilot unhurt.


AD 31-8-1987
El Tiempo 30 August 1987, p10A
La Nación 29 August 1987, p23A/30 August 1987, p20A

Revision history:

09-Feb-2012 12:12 harro Added
27-Mar-2017 17:44 TB Updated [Date, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Aug-2017 10:42 TB Updated [Operator]
07-Oct-2017 15:05 TB Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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