Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Khankala, Russia--19 August 2002

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 19 August 2002

Location: Khankala, Chechnya, Russia

Type of event: terrorism


In Khankala, Chechnya, Russia, an Mi-26 helicopter carrying Russian troops was shot down by a terrorist-fired missile shortly before landing. Of those aboard, 115 were killed immediately and 12 later died of injuries; the 21 survivors included 14 injured.

Consequences: 127 killed, 14 injured


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