14-Jan-21 (reg tba) Leonardo AW??? Yashlyk, Turkmenistan (3F)

Helicopter crashed with the loss of all 3 POB after contacting powerlines.  Weather conditions were reported as low visibility.  Some reports say “AgustaWestland helicopter” and this probably means an AW109, given the Turkmen Border Guard are known to operate them.  AW139 and AW101 helicopters are also operated by the local military.

Date not certain.  This source quotes 13-Jan-21 and location as Annau

Date
January 14, 2021
Reg
TBA
Make
Leonardo
Model
TBA
MSN
TBA
Location
Annau
Country
Turkmenistan
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
3
Operator
Turkmen-Border-Guard
Link 1
https://en.turkmen.news/news/helicopter-crash-in-turkmenistan/
Link 2
https://www.rferl.org/a/three-turkmen-border-guards-killed-in-helicopter-crash/31049651.html

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