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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144047
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17 (Mi-8MTV)
Owner/operator:Green Flag Aviation Company Ltd.
Registration: ST-GFB
MSN: 202M25
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Al-Faw, an area of Sudanís Gedaref state -   Sudan
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Al-Fao
Destination airport:
Three people were confirmed dead after a helicopter crash in Al-Faw, an area of Sudanís Gedaref state on Monday 27 February 2012. The Minister of Agriculture Abdul Halim Ismail Al-Mutafi was also on the flight and survived the incident. The chopper was carrying eight passengers in addition to four crew members. The fatalities were two pax from the Ministry of Agriculture and one crew member (a flight engineer).
The helicopter caught fire after takeoff and crashed.

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Revision history:

27-Feb-2012 07:36 gerard57 Added
27-Feb-2012 12:03 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative, Plane category, ]
28-Feb-2012 00:25 Dmitriy Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
28-Feb-2012 00:57 plcedi Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
28-Feb-2012 01:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Nature]
28-Feb-2012 04:18 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Source]
31-Aug-2014 19:30 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Narrative]
26-Jul-2015 10:28 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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