26-Jan-11 Mil Mi-24 Ghazni, Afghanistan

NATO says a coalition helicopter has landed on its side after experiencing mechanical trouble during takeoff from a military base in eastern Afghanistan.  No injuries.  Report from Poland quotes that “the helicopter was spinning on its axis” and fell to the ground, sustaining heavy damage.

Date
January 26, 2011
Make
Mil
Model
Mi-24
Location
Ghazni
Country
Afghanistan
CivilMilitary
Military
Operator
Polish-Air-Force
Link 1
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/world/breakingnews/nato-helicopter-has-mechanical-trouble-in-eastern-afghanistan-lands-on-its-side-no-injuries-114632954.html
Link 2
http://translate.google.com/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=pl&tl=en&u=http://www.wprost.pl/ar/228805/Polskie-smigla-w-Afganistanie-uziemione/

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