Accident Mil Mi-17 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163517
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Date:Saturday 25 January 2014
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: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near the village of el-Kharouba -   Egypt
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The helicopter of the Egyptian Army crashed while battling Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula. The crew of five died in the crash.
The militant group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis (ABM) shot down the helicopter flying at low altitude using MANPADS.



Revision history:

25-Jan-2014 11:24 gerard57 Added
25-Jan-2014 12:50 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2014 18:10 gerard57 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Jan-2014 06:46 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Mar-2015 19:01 harro Updated [Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 19:03 harro Updated [Embed code]
05-Jun-2018 18:58 harro Updated [Source]

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