21-Apr-13 Mil Mi-8T Azr district, Afghanistan

Emergency landing off airfield.  12 occupants (2x USA, 7x Turkish, 1x Russian, 2x Afghan) captured by Taliban forces, who claim to have destroyed the helicopter, which may be one of YA-KHA/B/C/D/E

Date:
21 April, 2013
Make:
Mil
Model:
Mi-8
Location:
Azr district, eastern Afghanistan
Country:
Afghanistan
Civil / Military:
Civil
Operator:
Khorasan-Cargo-Airlines
Link:
http://zeenews.india.com/news/south-asia/afghan-taliban-hold-9-after-helicopter-lands-official_843804.html
Link:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/22/us-afghanistan-helicopter-idUSBRE93L06H20130422

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