CONTENT PREVIEW
Air Platforms

Russia delivers Mi-17 helicopter to Mozambique

27 September 2019
Follow

The Mozambican military appears to have received at least one new Mi-17 helicopter from Russia, photographs released on social media indicate.

Two of the three photographs showed an Antonov An-124-100 from the 224 th Flight Unit of the Russian Air Force being unloaded at a location that could be identified as Nacala airport in northern Mozambique.

The third photograph showed a 'dolphin-nosed' Mi-17 helicopter being manhandled by a mixed group of Russian and men wearing Mozambican camouflaged fatigues. The helicopter was missing its main rotor blades but appeared otherwise in pristine condition, suggesting it is a new aircraft.

It was painted in the same livery as the one worn by a Mozambican Mi-8 that crashed in April in Cabo Delgado Province.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at ihsmarkit.com/janes





(145 of 327 words)
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT