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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146770
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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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-8T)
Owner/operator:Sudanese Air Force (SuAF)
Registration: 545
MSN: 59489619436
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near El Fasher -   Sudan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Tungur
Destination airport:El Fasher
A helicopter belonging to the Sudanese Air Force was gunned down by the Sudanese Revolutionary Front in North Darfur. An eyewitness told Radio Dabanga that two hours after the crash, the area was besieged by military aircrafts and government soldiers in 70 cars.
The report did not identify the type of helicopter.



Revision history:

16-Jul-2012 21:04 Black Typhoon Added
17-Jul-2012 17:19 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source]
18-Jul-2012 01:04 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
12-Jul-2014 08:37 Anon. Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]

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