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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190264
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:20-SEP-2016
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8
Owner/operator:Libya National Army Air Force (LNA/AF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mechili village, 120 kms w of Tobruk -   Libya
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ras Lanuf
Destination airport:Tobruk AB
Narrative:
The helicopter crashed as a result of a technical malfunction and crashed early in the morning, killing all six people on board, including the military adviser of a powerful general.

The reasons of the crash are unknow. But According to Colonel Ahmed Mismari, the spokesman for the Libyan National Army, the incident was the result of a technical failure.

The Mil Mi-8 helicopter was on an official mission to Ras Lanuf oil terminal.

An investigation has been launched.

Sources:

https://www.libyaobserver.ly/news/military-helicopter-crashes-east-libya_
http://www.presstv.us/Detail/2016/09/20/485524/Libya-Helicopter-Crash-Tobruk
https://www.libyaherald.com/2016/09/20/ageela-salehs-military-adviser-reported-killed-in-helicopter-crash-near-tobruk/
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/09/20/helicopter-crash-in-libya-kills-6-including-aide-to-general.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2016 07:55 gerard57 Added
20-Sep-2016 08:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2016 14:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
20-Sep-2016 18:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2016 18:52 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
23-Sep-2016 05:41 Ansierra117 Updated [Operator]

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