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Crashes and serious incidents/accidents involving military aircraft

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2nd January 2020: Taiwan:
Taiwan News: "...Eight passengers aboard an Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in the mountains of northern Taiwan have died, including the Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND). The helicopter took off at 7:50 a.m. from Songshan Air Force Base bound for a base in Yilan's Dong'ao for an inspection. For unknown reasons, communication with the helicopter was lost at around 8 a.m. this morning..."
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https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3848890

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents involving military aircraft

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When I started this topic yesterday, I didn't expect that it would need a new post that soon:

BBC: "...A Sudanese A12 military plane has crashed in West Darfur state killing at least 18 people. The aircraft crashed five minutes after taking off from an airport in the state capital of El Geneina. It had been delivering aid to the area... Army spokesman Amer Mohammed al-Hassan told AFP that among the victims were seven crew members, three judges and eight civilians, four of them children... Mr Hassan added that an investigation was under way...

More details:
https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous ... ared-dead/

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