06-Aug-15 Mil Mi-17 Zabul province, Afghanistan (17F)

Crashed in unknown circumstances.  Helicopter was flying between Zabul’s capital of Qalat and the town of Shinkay, 20 kilometers (12 miles) away. Accident killed all on board –  12 soldiers and five crew members. The Taliban claimed they had shot down the aircraft

Date:
6 August, 2015
Make:
Mil
Model:
Mi-17
Location:
Zabul province
Country:
Afghanistan
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
17
Operator:
Afghan-Air-Force
Link:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/Afghan-military-helicopter-crashes-killing-17/articleshow/48384998.cms
Link:
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/08/killed-afghan-military-helicopter-crash-150806084835847.html

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