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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194892
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Date:18-APR-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Owner/operator:Saudi Armed Forces
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ma'rib province -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Black Hawk helicopter from the Saudi Armed Forces was shot dow by a Pantir S1 surface to air missile in Yemen ('friendly fire'). Twelve occupants died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-18/
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_YEMEN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-04-18-11-40-35


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2017 16:22 gerard57 Added
18-Apr-2017 16:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Apr-2017 16:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Apr-2017 16:42 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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