12-Aug-12 AF-807 Mil Mi-24 (2 of 3) Mount Kenya, Kenya

Three Mi-24 helicopters of a group of four ferrying from Uganda to Somalia impacted Mount Kenya in poor weather and in close formation – all three wrecks within 1km of each other approx 11,000ft above sea level.  This helicopter ended up almost completely inverted on its rotorhead in an area of long grass – photo and another and tail photo showing AF-807 code.  It also carries the “AU” titles for the work it was intended for in Somalia.  8 on board, all survived.  Weather/Visibility was reportedly a factor  The fourth helicopter, a Mi-8, continued to its intended destination

Date:
12 August, 2012
Reg:
AF-807
Make:
Mil
Model:
Mi-24
Location:
Mount Kenya
Country:
Kenya
Operator:
Ugandan-Air-Force
Link:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/image/20120814-191901-pic-632407703jpg/
Link:
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000064074&pageNo=1

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