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Oceania Aviation complete Pakistan Army Schweizer upgrade program

Oceania Aviation complete Pakistan Army Schweizer upgrade program

Within New Zealand, the Oceania Aviation brand is fairly well known in aviation circles but over recent years we have seen growing interest from overseas. This has seen many of our team spend lengthy periods of time completing various offshore projects. The first project with Trade Dynamics in Pakistan that began in 2015 has now… Read more »

Source: Oceania Aviation, 20-Oct-17

Pakistan to receive nine AH-1Z Vipers

Pakistan to receive nine AH-1Z Vipers

The US Dept of Defense has announced the aware of a $170M contract for nine AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, including auxiliary fuel kits.  The release indicated that the helicopters are for the Pakistan military, through the standard Foreign Military Sales program.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60 percent); and Amarillo, Texas (40… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 06-Apr-16

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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… Read more »


25-Jun-14 Bell AH-1F Multan, Pakistan (2F)

Crashed on a night flying training mission.  2 POB Killed, and they were named here as Major Yasir and Captain Murtaza


07-Apr-14 Mil MI-17 Kalat, Pakistan

Helicopter down – unclear from press reports if damaged or not.  All crew and passengers reported safe


03-May-13 Wazirabad, Pakistan

Two seat helicopter on routine training flight


Helicopter suppliers sue Pakistan Army

Helicopter suppliers sue Pakistan Army

Two helicopter supplying companies have gone to the court against the army blacklisting them. It seems after the politicians, the judiciary and the civil society, military’s business partners also are frowning at it. (see full story)

Source: Dawn, 05-Sep-12

11-Jul-12 Mil Mi-17 Skardu, Pakistan (6F)

Reported as a test flight, but with 8 POB?  Fatalities named as Major Amir Azam, Havildar Abdual Waheed, Havildar Zeeshan Haider, Naik Muhammad Imran, Sepoy Kaleem Ullah and Sepoy Noor Mustafa


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23-May-12 Schweizer S300 Wazirabad, Pakistan (2F)

Helicopter crashed into a river on a training flight.  Student pilot Captain Shmer and instructor Major Zahid Bari missing, presumed dead due to the fast flow rate of the river. Update – student’s body recovered some days later.  Helicopter type confirmed from 26s in to this video


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01-Jun-11 2025 Bell 206L LongRanger Layyah, Pakistan (5F)

Crashed into Indus or Sindh River en route to Peshawar, and poor weather reported.  Five people on board including Major-General Mohammad Nawaz, director general of the Punjab Rangers along with two Captains and one Colonel.


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10-Mar-11 Eurocopter AS550U2 Islamabad, Pakistan

All the three crew members aboard a military helicopter survived when it crashed Thursday morning in the southern part of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad near Burma Bridge


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Pakistan Army starts helicopter service in restive Kurram Agency

Pakistan Army starts helicopter service in restive Kurram Agency

Pakistan Army has started a helicopter service from Parachinar to Peshawar for hundreds of thousands of tribesmen who continue to remain stranded in restive Kurram Agency.

Source: Samaa, 26-Jan-11

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10-Feb-10 (Reg TBA) Bell AH-1 Tirah Valley, Pakistan (2F)


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03-Jul-09 Mil Mi-17 Chapper Farozkhel, Pakistan (26F)

3-Jul-09 Mil Mi-17 Chapper Farozkhel, Pakistan


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