Incident Sikorsky S-70A Desert Hawk , Thursday 21 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 21 December 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sikorsky S-70A Desert Hawk
Owner/operator:Egypt Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Al-Arish Military Airport in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula -   Egypt
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Terrorists damaged a UH-60 BlackHawk helicopter which was on the ground inside an army base in Egypt. They used an ATGM lancher and achieved a direct shot.
It supposedly happened during the Egyptian Interior and Defense ministers visit to this base.


Revision history:

22-Dec-2017 07:28 plcedi Added
22-Dec-2017 07:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
22-Dec-2017 08:56 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 10:10 abel83 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Damage]
29-Dec-2017 17:08 Anon. Updated [Embed code]

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