Accident Mil Mi-8MTV-1 EX-08041, Sunday 17 September 2023
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Date:Sunday 17 September 2023
Time:23:53 UTC+03
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8MTV-1
Registration: EX-08041
MSN: 95588
Year of manufacture:1991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Tahtali Dam, Menderes district, Izmir -   Turkey
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A fire fighting helicopter crashed into the Tahtali Dam in the Menderes district. One occupant was rescued, three found dead, helicopter's wreckage salvaged from the Menderes dam.

The helicopter extinguished the fire at night. The crew consisted of 4 people: three citizens of Kyrgyzstan and one citizen of Turkey. The co-pilot, a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, was rescued alive, the rest died.



Revision history:

17-Sep-2023 06:03 gerard57 Added
17-Sep-2023 07:24 harro Updated
17-Sep-2023 11:30 MBerk_93 Updated
17-Sep-2023 15:39 Aerossurance Updated
17-Sep-2023 19:15 vasilf Updated

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