Turkish media report a helicopter crash with "Russian mercenaries" in Libya


On September 23, near the Jufra air base near the city of Sukna in the central part of Libya, a Mi-8 helicopter crashed, carrying hired servicemen of the Wagner PMC. This is reported by the Turkish state news agency Anadolu, citing information from the military command of the PNS forces.


General Abdulhadi Dyrakh, spokesman for the National Accord Government's actions in Jufra and Sirte (located 450 km east of Tripoli), said that the Wagnerites were in the crashed rotorcraft.

According to witnesses, when the helicopter collided with the ground, the ammunition on board exploded. In the crash, 4 Wagner soldiers were killed. Other details of the incident have not yet been reported.

Meanwhile, on September 21, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN Vasily Nebenzya spoke about the availability of information from the Russian special services about the presence of Western private military companies in Libya - they are recruiting and sending mercenaries to this country. In this regard, the Russian permanent representative called on the Western countries to end the anti-Russian campaign in the media.

Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that the message about the presence of Wagner PMC servicemen in Libya and their participation in the intra-Libyan armed conflict on the side of Haftar is nothing more than false information and falsification of facts.
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  2. margo Offline margo
    margo (margo) 23 September 2020 17: 18
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    ..a helicopter crash with "Russian mercenaries"

    - strange Turks, they probably do not know they are not there.
  3. Tamara Smirnova (Tamara Smirnova) 23 September 2020 18: 03
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    Let the Turks worry about their own. When they last screamed about Russian losses, it turned out that they had shot the Russian pilot.
  4. lahudra Offline lahudra
    lahudra (Nikolay Kondrashkin) 23 September 2020 22: 25
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    They will probably give their relatives a medal on a crimson pillow.
  5. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 24 September 2020 01: 22
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    Nowhere do they lie like in war, especially the Bedouins winked
    If you listen to the other side, then all the pop-eyed, maliciously declaring "ichtamnet" and other gloating fauna, can go on an erotic journey.

    The Libyan army helicopter, performing a normal reconnaissance flight, made an emergency landing in the Sukna area due to a technical malfunction, none of the helicopter crew was injured,
    Upon landing, the propeller hit the ground, which led to a fire, the crew was evacuated. There are no casualties.

    https://www.libyaakhbar.com/libya-news/1310957.html

    (The quote is not literal, so to speak, a retelling of the content.)
  6. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) 24 September 2020 07: 49
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    Quote: lahudra
    They will probably give their relatives a medal on a crimson pillow.

    Purple heart?
  7. Michael I Offline Michael I
    Michael I (Michael I) 24 September 2020 08: 30
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    If true, then normal. Any mercenaries only incite new wars, not prevent them
  8. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 24 September 2020 12: 49
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    Before debriefing, we must wait for more reliable information. In particular, if the helicopter falls, the ammunition will hardly explode, detonate later from the combustion temperature or the initial explosion. It looks like the helicopter got a missile in the side, that's when it could detonate ...