2021 TAF AS532 crash
2021 TAF AS532 crash took place on 4 March 2021, when a Turkish Air Force (TAF) Eurocopter AS532 Cougar going to Tatvan District in Bitlis, Turkey, crashed in Bitlis Province. Eleven Turkish servicemen on board were killed in the crash, while two other servicemen survived the crash.
|Date||4 March 2021|
|Summary||Crashed into terrain; under investigation|
|Site||near Tatvan, Bitlis, Turkey|
|Aircraft type||Eurocopter AS532 Cougar|
|Operator||Turkish Air Force|
|Flight origin||Bingöl, Turkey|
|Destination||Tatvan, Bitlis, Turkey|
It was the fourth incident in Turkey involving the particular model of aircraft, which has caused the deaths of 39 people, including two high-ranking military officers.
- ↑ "Cougar helicopters under spotlight after 4th Turkish army crash". Daily Sabah. 4 March 2021. Retrieved 4 March 2021.