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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163745
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1J Cobra
Owner/operator:Iranian Army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shiraz -   Iran
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
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Destination airport:
An AH-1J International Cobra operated by the regular Iranian army aviation crashed during a regular training exercise resulting in loss of life and loss of the aircraft. Pilot Lt. Colonel Namazian and Gunner 2nd Lt Esmaeel-Zadeh were aboard the helicopter when it crashed near the city of Shiraz in southern Iran. Cause of the crash: Pilot error, higher than normal sink rate…..


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08-Feb-2014 07:36 Phoenix Added

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