Incident Mil Mi-171Sh SMH-4417, Friday 12 January 2024
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Date:Friday 12 January 2024
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-171Sh
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: SMH-4417
MSN: 171S00144115909U
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:140nm NE of Bria -   Central African Republic
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The helicopter engaged in a UN mission, crash landed in adverse wind blown dust conditions. There were no fatalities.

Sources:

https://www.adaderana.lk/news.php?nid=96351
https://www.dailymirror.lk/breaking-news/Sri-Lanka-Air-Force-helicopter-in-UN-Mission-crash-lands/108-274961
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/10557781
https://www.airforce.lk/news.php?news=6481

Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2024 11:52 gerard57 Added
12-Jan-2024 20:54 Prometheus Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
13-Jan-2024 08:21 Prometheus Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source]
13-Jan-2024 09:20 Prometheus Updated [Embed code]
14-Jan-2024 16:02 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Embed code]
11-May-2024 06:21 Prometheus Updated [Damage, Narrative]

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