2010 Tajik National Guard Mi-8 crash

On 6 October 2010. a Mil Mi-8 military helicopter from the Tajik National Guard crashed in the Rasht Valley close to Ezgand and Tavildara, Tajikistan, killing all 28 people on board. The helicopter became caught in power lines and crashed while attempting to land. It was the deadliest accident in Tajik aviation since 1997.[1]

2010 Tajik National Guard Mi-8 crash
A Mil Mi-8 similar to the one involved
Date6 October 2010 (2010-10-06)
SummaryControlled flight into terrain
SiteRasht Valley, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Tajikistan
38°43′33″N 70°25′08″E / 38.72583°N 70.41889°E / 38.72583; 70.41889
Aircraft typeMil Mi-8
OperatorTajik National Guard

References edit

  1. ^ "Accident Details". Planecrashinfo.com. Retrieved 29 October 2020.