Wirestrike Accident Aérospatiale SA 342M Gazelle 4139, Friday 26 May 2006
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Date:Friday 26 May 2006
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic GAZL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aérospatiale SA 342M Gazelle
Owner/operator:ALAT
Registration: 4139
MSN: SA342M-4139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 250 km from Abidjan -   Cote d'Ivoire
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Licorne
Destination airport:Licorne
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed in the Dimbokro area, Yamoussoukro. During a flight connection, helicopter hit power line and crashed in uninhabited area. United Nations peacekeeping force.

Sources:

https://www.defencetalk.com/french-military-helicopter-crash-in-ivory-coast-kills-one-6536/_
Air International July 2006, p40
T-2006-011-A
https://www.aerosteles.net/stelefr-port_bouet_licorne

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2013 11:42 gerard57 Added
10-Mar-2013 11:55 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Mar-2013 17:15 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
17-Mar-2013 17:15 TB Updated [Narrative]
20-Mar-2013 17:29 TB Updated [Source]
20-Mar-2013 17:49 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]
18-Jun-2013 15:38 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2020 07:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
22-Dec-2021 20:06 TB Updated [Cn, Narrative]

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