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:
26 January, 2011
Make:
Mil
Model:
Mi-24
Location:
Ghazni
Country:
Afghanistan
Civil / Military:
Military
Operator:
Polish-Air-Force
Link:
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/world/breakingnews/nato-helicopter-has-mechanical-trouble-in-eastern-afghanistan-lands-on-its-side-no-injuries-114632954.html
Link:
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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