31-May-17 Airbus AS532 Uludere, Turkey (13F)

Crashed after hitting high voltage wires shortly after take-off (one report says three minutes after take off).  All 13 POB deceased.  DHA news agency is reported as saying the helicopter was carrying a delegation, headed by a major-general, which was inspecting the Senoba region.

All 13 POB deceased, named as 23rd Border Division Command Major General Aydoğan Aydın, Colonel Oğuzhan Küçükdemir, Colonel Gökhan Peker, Colonel Songül Yakut, Major Koray Onay, Captain İlker Acar, Captain Nuri Şener, Pilot Captain Serhat Sığınak , Pilot Lieutenant Alldmüttalip Kesikbaş, Chief Sergeant Mehmet Erdogan, Technical Sergeant Fevzi Kıral, Sergeant Zeki Koç, and Infantry Specialist Sergeant Hakan İncekal

Date:
31 May, 2017
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS332
Location:
near the town of Uludere in the Senoba district of Sirnak Province
Country:
Turkey
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
13
Operator:
Turkish-Army
Link:
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=tr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sozcu.com.tr%2F2017%2Fgundem%2Fsirnak-senobada-helikopter-dustu-13-sehit-1876860%2F
Link:
https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=tr&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aksam.com.tr%2Fguncel%2Fson-dakika-sirnakta-helikopter-dustu%2Fhaber-628983
Link:
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/middle-east/010617/13-turkish-troops-die-in-helicopter-crash-near-iraq-border.html

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