Incident Mil Mi-171Sh 648, Wednesday 3 January 2018
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Date:Wednesday 3 January 2018
Time:10:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-171Sh
Owner/operator:Bangladesh Air Force
Registration: 648
MSN: 6408
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Sreemangal BGB Helipad, Moulvibazar, Sylhet Division -   Bangladesh
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tejgaon BAF
Destination airport:Sreemangal BGB Helipad
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The helicopter impacted trees while attempting an emergency landing. The tail separated and four of the sixteen occupants onboard the aircraft received unspecified injuries. Weather (fog) can be a factor in the accident.

Sources:

www.thedailystar.net
http://www.ammonnews.net/article/348466
https://www.gulfeyes.net/world/2204737.html
http://en.ispr.gov.bd/baf-helicopter-made-an-emergency-landing/
http://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=114792

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Bangladesh-Air-Force-United-Nations/Mil-Mi-171Sh/2659797
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8124513

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2018 08:00 gerard57 Added
03-Jan-2018 08:41 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Jan-2018 08:46 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]
03-Jan-2018 10:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
03-Jan-2018 13:40 harro Updated [Location, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jan-2018 23:30 Geno Updated [Cn, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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