Incident Mil Mi-17 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155472
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Date:Saturday 20 April 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-17
Owner/operator:Egyptian Army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:East Oweinat area, near the Al-Wadi Al-Gadid governorate -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Initial reports claimed that the helicopter was downed by smugglers operating near the Libyan border.
They were denied by the Egyptian military, stating that the helicopter had sustained a technical malfunction.
The helicopter was forced to land, but was not destroyed, and no one was injured.
Damage to the helicopter is unknown.


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21-Apr-2013 12:05 gerard57 Added

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