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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174621
Last updated: 10 October 2020
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Date:17-MAR-2015
Time:c. 13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing AH-64DN Apache
Owner/operator:Koninklijke Luchtmacht (Royal Netherlands Air Force)
Registration: Q-15
C/n / msn: DN015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Amakouladji -   Mali
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Royal Netherlands Air Force Apache helicopter crashed while operating for the United Nations MINUSMA mission in Mali.
The helicopter crashed about 47 km north of Gao during a firing exercise over flat open terrain, reportedly due to a mechanical failure.

Sources:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/17/us-mali-un-netherlands-idUSKBN0MD2AZ20150317?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
http://www.omroepbrabant.nl/?news/2263871183/%E2%80%98Nederlandse+helikopter+gecrasht+in+Mali%E2%80%99.aspx
https://nos.nl/artikel/2144344-apache-stortte-neer-in-mali-door-technisch-falen.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Mar-2015 18:48 harro Added
17-Mar-2015 19:44 harro Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Damage, Narrative]
06-Apr-2015 13:36 Anon. Updated [Registration]
04-Nov-2015 14:50 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
21-Nov-2016 18:46 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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