Accident Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk , Tuesday 18 April 2017
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Date:Tuesday 18 April 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawk
Owner/operator:Saudi Armed Forces
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ma'rib province -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Black Hawk helicopter from the Saudi Armed Forces was shot dow by a Pantir S1 surface to air missile in Yemen ('friendly fire'). Twelve occupants died in the crash.


Revision history:

18-Apr-2017 16:22 gerard57 Added
18-Apr-2017 16:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Apr-2017 16:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Apr-2017 16:42 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]

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