Wirestrike Accident Bell UH-1H Iroquois ES625, Wednesday 19 April 2017
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Date:Wednesday 19 April 2017
Time:07:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bell UH-1H Iroquois
Owner/operator:Ellinikós Stratós
Registration: ES625
MSN: 12162
Year of manufacture:1970
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sarantaporo, Elassona, Thessaly -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:LGSV
Destination airport:Kozani
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed killing the two pilots and two high ranked military officers. A female sergeant major (3rd crew member) survived but suffered serious injuries. The aircraft left early Wednesday morning from Stefanovikio AB (1st TEAS) and after a stop at Larissa to pick up the two high ranking officers, as passengers, it continued its course for Kozani. At that stage it was engaged with power lines near Sarantaporo town and crashed. The helicopter had been on a routine border patrol flight.




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19-Apr-2017 09:03 nikitas Added
19-Apr-2017 09:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
19-Apr-2017 09:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
19-Apr-2017 10:23 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
19-Apr-2017 10:50 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Apr-2017 11:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
19-Apr-2017 12:44 Epistratos Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
19-Apr-2017 12:45 Panagiotis A. Pietri Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Apr-2017 12:46 harro Updated [Registration]
19-Apr-2017 12:46 harro Updated [Registration]
19-Apr-2017 21:59 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type]
19-Apr-2017 23:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Apr-2017 14:17 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Embed code, Narrative]

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