Incident Mil Mi-25 , Sunday 6 September 1987
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Date:Sunday 6 September 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-25
Owner/operator:Libyan Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Maatan as-Sarra Air Base -   Libya
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Chadian army launched a surprise attack on the Libyan Maatan as-Sarra Air Base during the Chadian-Libyan conflict (1978-1987).
They reportedly destroyed 22 aircraft, including four Aero L-39s; six MiG-21s, four Mirage F1s, five Su-22 Fitters, two SF.260s and a Mi-25 helicopter gunship.

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