Sinai. c. 1985. Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter 486, attached to ...

Place Africa: Egypt, Frontier, Sinai
Accession Number P01851.014
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour
Physical description Colour
Conflict Period 1980-1989
Egypt [Sinai] (MFO), 1982-1986, 1993 -
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright unknown - orphaned work

Description

Sinai. c. 1985. Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter 486, attached to the Rotary Wing Aviation Unit, Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) landed in the desert in Sinai. Landing in the desert was always a dangerous procedure because of the risks of mines moving with the sand blown about by the turbulence caused by the helicopter. The helicopter is painted white and carries the MFO emblem.