Statistics of Military Helicopter Accidents in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic

Authors

  • Ondřej Zavila Vysoká škola báňská – TU OstravaFakulta bezpečnostního inženýrství (FBI)Katedra požární ochrany (030)Lumírova 13/630700 30 Ostrava – Výškovice

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3849/aimt.01770

Keywords:

Army of the Czech Republic, Czechoslovak People’s Army, aviation accident, statistics, military helicopter

Abstract

The article is focused on the statistics of aviation accidents of military helicopters in the service of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic since 1956, when helicopters were first assigned to military units in the former Czechoslovakia, until the end of 2021. It contains not only a unique and previously unpublished comprehensive numerical overview of aviation accidents (disasters, crashes and damage events), but also an analytical review in terms of the type of accidents, the date of their occurrence, the type of helicopter and also the number of killed and surviving crew members. These numerical summaries are accompanied by comments, as well as by a list of literature and information sources that are currently still available in relation to the subject.

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Published

30-11-2022

How to Cite

Zavila, O. (2022). Statistics of Military Helicopter Accidents in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. Advances in Military Technology, 18(1), 5–18. https://doi.org/10.3849/aimt.01770

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