Accident Eurocopter EC 725R2 Caracal 2555/SF, Saturday 29 November 2014
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Date:Saturday 29 November 2014
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic EC25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Eurocopter EC 725R2 Caracal
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air (French Air Force)
Registration: 2555/SF
MSN: 2555
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:northern Burkina Faso -   Burkina Faso
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The Eurocopter EC 725R2 Caracal, engaged in a nighttime training mission, crashed in northern Burkina Faso.
One of the soldiers aboard were killed and two others injured.

The exact location of the crash in Burkina Faso was not disclosed by French authorities.

Sources:

https://actuburkina.net/burkina-un-soldat-francais-mort-lors-dun-exercice/
https://www.midilibre.fr/2014/12/15/laroque-l-inhumation-de-samir-bajja,1098026.php
https://www.lepoint.fr/monde/mort-d-un-soldat-francais-au-burkina-faso-30-11-2014-1885640_24.php
https://archives.defense.gouv.fr/terre/base/in-memoriam/burkina-faso/burkina-faso-deces-de-l-agent-technique-adjudant-samir-bajja.html

https://www.airhistory.net/photos/0226835.jpg (photo)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2014 13:33 gerard57 Added
30-Nov-2014 13:42 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
30-Nov-2014 16:38 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
05-Jan-2016 18:07 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
11-Jul-2024 07:20 lagi Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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