09-Jun-17 902 Airbus AS565MB Varna, Bulgaria (1F)

Crashed into the sea during artillery exercise, after colliding with the Bulgarian Navy Wielingen-class Drazki 41 frigate.  Pilot (named as Captain Georgi Atanasov) later died in hospital, with the other two occupants seriously injured but stable.  Serial confirmed in this article

Date:
9 June, 2017
Reg:
902
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS365
MSN:
6849
Location:
13 km east of the mouth of Kamchia river, south east of Varna
Country:
Bulgaria
Civil / Military:
Military
Operator:
Bulgarian-Air-Force
Link:
https://airshowinfo.hu/airshowfeed/2017/06/09/bulgarian-navy-helicopter-crash/
Link:
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/06/09/One-dead-2-hurt-in-Bulgarian-naval-helicopter-crash/8821497021551/
Link:
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-bulgaria-military-crash-idUSKBN19026N

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