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In Libya, a Mi-17 LNA helicopter captured by PNS forces after an emergency landing

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A Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter, abandoned by the servicemen of the Libyan National Army (LNA) after an emergency landing, was captured by the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA). It is assumed that he had to sit down due to a technical problem.


This is what Libyan social media users write.

As can be judged from a photograph taken by a Turkish reconnaissance drone, the helicopter did not receive significant damage. The people on board were not found. It is assumed that the crew, once in enemy territory, left the helicopter immediately after landing.


The combat vehicle had to land in the desert west of Sirte, in the territory controlled by the government of Faiz Sarraj, in the immediate vicinity of the front line.

The origin of the helicopter also remains a mystery. Before the start of the civil war, the Libyan Air Force was armed with about seven Mi-17s. However, it is not known how many of them are now operational after nearly a decade of conflict. Perhaps the source of these machines for the army of Khalifa Haftar is foreign military assistance, which she receives from several states.
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  1. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 20 August 2020 12: 01 New
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    In Libya, a Mi-17 LNA helicopter captured by PNS forces after an emergency landing
    Everyone has accidents. recourse The soldiers left, it's already good.
    1. Trapp1st
      Trapp1st 20 August 2020 12: 06 New
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      The soldiers left, it's already good.
      The technique was not destroyed, consider it a gift to the enemy.
      1. Mavrikiy
        Mavrikiy 20 August 2020 12: 20 New
        +1
        Quote: Trapp1st
        The technique was not destroyed, consider it a gift to the enemy.

        Well, they have no cruiser "Varyag" in their history request It was very scary. crying
        1. Trapp1st
          Trapp1st 20 August 2020 12: 27 New
          +6
          them in the history of the cruiser "Varyag"
          How long would they drown him in the sands lol
      2. mvg
        mvg 20 August 2020 12: 54 New
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        The technique was not destroyed

        Promised to return
      3. KCA
        KCA 20 August 2020 13: 01 New
        +1
        TV3-117VM and VT, it seems, were not produced in / on, only the Russian Federation can treat the turntable, but will it be?
        1. orionvitt
          orionvitt 20 August 2020 13: 35 New
          +1
          Quote: KCA
          only RF can treat the turntable

          It depends on who and where to turn. Motor Sich will treat you. It can still.
          1. KCA
            KCA 20 August 2020 13: 44 New
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            Honestly, I don’t know the real situation on Motor Sich, but do they have all the technological documentation for VT and VM engines? Or so, cut down the grandmother and put on what will happen, well, it's not a shit not an easy operation to treat the engines of a flying machine, in the outskirts only a modification of the Mi-2 was mastered, PPC, uzhos flying on the wings of the night, sample of 1961
            1. orionvitt
              orionvitt 20 August 2020 14: 09 New
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              Quote: KCA
              Do they have all the technological documentation for VT and VM engines?

              I do not know what you have hiding under the abbreviations VT and VM, but Motor Sich has been producing helicopter engines of the VK-2500 and TV3-117 types since the 70s. And also engaged in their repair. So the competence is still preserved. As for the MI-2, the modernization consists exclusively in replacing the native GTD-350 engine with the AI-450 "motor" engine. Which, like everything developed in Ukraine after the collapse, is frankly not very good.
      4. Piramidon
        Piramidon 20 August 2020 14: 23 New
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        Quote: Trapp1st
        The soldiers left, it's already good.
        The technique was not destroyed, consider it a gift to the enemy.

        That's how the "Armor" was handed over, camel-donkey warriors.
  2. Vadim Zhivov
    Vadim Zhivov 20 August 2020 12: 07 New
    +4
    The same owner is not a bit beautiful ... And without a run across Russia ... laughing hi
    1. Orange
      Orange bigg 20 August 2020 12: 35 New
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      It's okay. The main crew was rescued, and we will build new helicopters, even faster. hi
      The Russian Helicopters holding will present its know-how at the forum - a blade with a saber tip, which will increase the maximum speed of Russian combat helicopters. At present, the blades of this type are undergoing factory flight tests on a Mi-28N helicopter, "Rostec reported.

      In November 2018, Kirill Sypalo, Director General of the Zhukovsky Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), told TASS that the institute and the Mil Design Bureau had developed a number of measures to increase the speed of Russian combat helicopters to 400 km / h. The main one is the installation of the rotor blades of the latest design, which allows the existing machines to be made high-speed.

      https://tass.ru/armiya-i-opk/9243589
      1. Trapp1st
        Trapp1st 20 August 2020 13: 22 New
        -1
        And we will build new helicopters, even faster.

      2. Nastia makarova
        Nastia makarova 21 August 2020 07: 20 New
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        this is not our helicopter !!!!!
  3. Asad
    Asad 20 August 2020 12: 30 New
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    They would have thrown a grenade into the cockpit goodbye, warriors! They were afraid that they would quickly find out by fire.
  4. voyaka uh
    voyaka uh 20 August 2020 13: 10 New
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    LNA, PNA - go decipher their nicknames! laughing
    They would write: "The helicopter of the enemies of Marshal Haftar has been captured by the soldiers of Marshal Haftar."
    1. no
      no one 20 August 2020 13: 28 New
      +4
      There the opposite
    2. antivirus
      antivirus 20 August 2020 14: 01 New
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      Tutankhamun and Sultan met in the sands of Libya. Who will build the pyramid for whom?
      1. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 20 August 2020 15: 13 New
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        Now the heat is hellish ... Sahara, August. What kind of war? - while the gun is on the shoulder
        bring it up - you sweat all over.
        In the fall they will start to measure themselves. smile
        1. Grits
          Grits 21 August 2020 05: 40 New
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          Quote: voyaka uh
          Now the heat is hellish ... Sahara, August. What kind of war?

          But you can brew mate, lie under the oasis palms and chew dates. What the hell is this war ... who needs it ... Wait until autumn.
  5. orionvitt
    orionvitt 20 August 2020 13: 38 New
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    was captured by the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA)
    Well, just the same captured. Found abandoned. You can only capture something in battle.
  6. grandfather_Kostya
    grandfather_Kostya 20 August 2020 19: 47 New
    +1
    Without one propeller blade, how else did you manage to sit down?