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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211749
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:29-OCT-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-8
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Sandinista
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Acoayapa, Chontales -   Nicaragua
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
According to the official report crashed due to mechanical failure. Ten Wilmer Luna Torres. Rebels reported shot down a Mi-25 by Redeye missile. Third helicopter shot down in October 1987.

Sources:

El Informador 31 October 1987, p7A/1 November 1987, p11A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2018 08:06 TB Added
01-Jun-2018 08:12 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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