06-Aug-15 Mil Mi-17 Lassan Nawab, Pakistan (12F)

The helicopter, involved in medical evacuation work after recent floods, was en route from Rawalpindi to Gilgit when it crashed near Lassan Nawab. Local media reported that weather was a contributory factor, and noted that there was a post-crash fire. The deceased were named as Major Humayun (Pilot), Major Muzammil (Pilot), Major Shahzad (Doctor), Major Atif (Doctor), Major Usman (Doctor), Havaldar Munir Abbasi, Nursing Assistant Amanullah, Naik Amir Saeed, Naik OT Maqbool, Sepoy Rehmat-ullah and Sepoy Waqar.

Date:
6 August, 2015
Make:
Mil
Model:
Mi-17
Location:
Lassan Nawab, a valley about 32 kilometers from Mansehra District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Country:
Pakistan
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
12
Operator:
Pakistan-Army
Link:
http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-193455-Mansehra-chopper-crash-rescue-completed-
Link:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/asia/70908487/pakistan-air-ambulance-helicopter-crash-kills-12

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