Accident Mil Mi-8T , Monday 2 March 1981
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Date:Monday 2 March 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-8T
Owner/operator:Egyptian Air Force (EAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Siwa Oasis -   Egypt
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Siwa Oasis
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The helicopter hit a lamp post and overturned just after lifting off. The Egyptian Defence
Minister, Gen Ahmad Badawi (53) and 13 senior officers were killed in the crash.


3. Hamburger Abendblatt 3.3.1981, p11

Revision history:

28-Dec-2008 11:34 harro Added
02-Mar-2011 11:24 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2011 05:52 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2013 10:01 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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