Wirestrike Accident Mil Mi-24D 415, Friday 26 October 1984
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Date:Friday 26 October 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-24D
Owner/operator:KHG3 Luftstreitkräfte
Registration: 415
MSN: B4970
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Steinheid -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Meiningen
Destination airport:Steinheid
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into forest and burned after main rotor hit guy wire of an antenna mast in dense fog.
Hptm Volkmar Gehlmann, Ltn Torsten Erdmann and an officer killed. The mechanic survived.



Revision history:

30-Jul-2012 07:46 TB Added
15-Aug-2012 12:47 TB Updated [Narrative]
17-Jan-2015 07:36 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
05-Jan-2020 13:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
06-Sep-2021 12:42 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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