Accident Sikorsky S-70C-2 , Sunday 16 June 1991
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Date:Sunday 16 June 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-70C-2
Owner/operator:Chinese Army Aviation Corps
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nyalam County, Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region -   China
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter crashed because of downdraft when the crew tried to make a 180 degrees turn amid mountains after takeoff. Full passenger list has been published, which includes high-rank military officials.


Revision history:

15-Apr-2012 12:59 TB Added
30-Jan-2019 20:31 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2021 13:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
05-May-2023 16:19 RDV Updated
29-Sep-2023 08:29 RDV Updated

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