Accident Mil Mi-8MTV-1 ER-MHU, Wednesday 13 July 2022
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Date:Wednesday 13 July 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Owner/operator:Valan ICC
Registration: ER-MHU
MSN: 95617
Year of manufacture:1991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Plaka Beach, Samos Island -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Samos
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Mil Mi-8 firefighting helicopter has crashed into the sea off Samos Island. The helicopter took off from Samos at 16:39 with one Romanian and two Moldovan nationals, as well as a Greek translator aboard, and fell into the sea at 17:55 while attempting to scoop water to fight a fire.
Two crew members were rescued.



Revision history:

13-Jul-2022 15:45 gerard57 Added
13-Jul-2022 15:53 TB Updated [Operator]
13-Jul-2022 16:04 RobertMB Updated [Source]
13-Jul-2022 16:36 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Jul-2022 17:21 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Jul-2022 17:23 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Jul-2022 17:23 Aerossurance Updated
13-Jul-2022 17:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
13-Jul-2022 17:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
13-Jul-2022 17:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Jul-2022 05:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]
14-Jul-2022 05:37 harro Updated [Operator, Source]

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