Accident Mil Mi-24 , Thursday 16 June 1983
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Date:Thursday 16 June 1983
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-24
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force 336.OWP
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:S of Neu-Eichenberg -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed and burnt during interception of BGS helicopter.

Lost one rotor blade and fell to the ground "like a stone" immediately exploding. The fire could not be extinguished for one hour because of exploding ammunition.

Hamburger Abendblatt 18.6.1983, p13

Revision history:

12-Dec-2012 02:52 TB Added
04-Apr-2013 16:36 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source]
04-Mar-2014 10:41 Anon. Updated [Date, Time, Total fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
31-Mar-2016 07:47 JF Updated [Operator, Source]

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