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    68.9046 Tin Aouker,
    286.0031GAKL Kidal,
    324.5279GATB Tombouctou, Tombouctou
    387.3142DRRN Niamey,

    16° 14' 54.36'' N - 0° 0' 19.64'' W
    Elevation: 870 feet

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    List of units at Gao

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2018/19CA ATF-MaliCH-147F Chinook 2018/19
    CH-146 Griffon 2018/19
    2018/    UK 1310 Flt414 - H-47D Chinook 1995/   
    2013/    MINUSMA

    Gao News

    RAF 1310 Flight in Mali, 12-Aug-20 : #Africa Detachments from Royal Air Force 18 and 27 Squadrons from RAF Odiham rotate every 3 to 4 months to provide crews to CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed in Mali under Operation Newcombe in support of the French anti-terrorist mission Operation Barkhane

    British, Danish and Estonian in Mali, 18-Jul-20 : #Barkhane Aircraft and support personnel of Britain, Denmark and Estonia are deployed in Mali embedded into the French Operation Barkhane against counter-terrorism in West Africa

    RAF Chinooks to Remain in Mali, 12-Jun-20 : Three RAF Chinooks and 100 personnel will remain in Mali as UK extends its commitment to supporting French counter-terrorism operation in the Sahel. The helicopters have been deployed in country in non-combat roles since 2018 under Operation Newcombe

    RAF Chinooks Pass 2000 Hours Milestone in Mali, 07-May-20 : #Barkhane Royal Air Force Chinooks achieved 2000 flight hours supporting French operation Barkhane in Mali. Since July 2018, the British helicopters have moved over 1.000 tonnes of freight and over 12.000 passengers

    Denmark Deployed EH101 to Mali, 19-Dec-19 : #OperationBarkhane Denmark sent two EH101 helicopters with 70 support personnel to Mali to support French forces engaged in Operation Barkhane in the Sahel region. Deployment scheduled to last for at least one year

    30-Nov-19 - El Salvador MD500 Helicopter Crashed in Mali #MINUSMA
    03-Sep-19 - Canada Conclude Peacekeeping Mission in Mali #MINUSMA
    27-Dec-18 - RAF Chinooks Reinforce French Mission in Mali
    11-Dec-18 - El Salvador MD500E Helicopters Arrived to Mali #MINUSMA
    13-Sep-18 - Canadians Completes its First MedEvac in Mali #MedEvac
    15-Aug-18 - Canadian Chinook Declared Ready in Mali #peacekeeping
    19-Mar-18 - RCAF Chinook and Griffon to Mali for MINUSMA #peacekeeping
    31-Jul-17 - German Tiger Crashes in Mali, Two Peacekeepers Killed
    25-Mar-17 - German Army Tigers Arrived to Gao in Mali
    18-Mar-15 - Two Dutch Apache Pilots Killed in Mali
    06-Nov-14 - Two French Army NH90 Arrived at Mali
    28-Mar-14 - Dutch Chinooks to be sent to Mali


    01-jul-18Operation Newcombe
    01-aug-14Operation Barkhane

    List of aircraft and events at Gao

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    By Date | By Serial

    2014-oct 4 RHFS AS532UL 2336
    2014-dec-05 AH-64D Q-22
    2014-dec-25 RNLAF CH-47D D-103
    2015-jan RNLAF CH-47D D-103
    2015-jan-02 1 RHC SA342M 3849
    2015-jan-02 1 RHC TTH 1294
    2015-jul MINUSMA CH-47D D-662
    2015-dec-26 RNLAF CH-47D D-103
    2016-jan-20 RNLAF CH-47D D-103
    2017 Heeresflieger UHT 74+29
    2017-jan Heeresflieger UHT 74+23
    2017-mar-03 Heeresflieger TTH 78+31
    2017-may-06 Heeresflieger TTH 78+19
    2017-jul ALAT TTH 1333
    2017-nov MINUSMA TTH 78+20
    2018-feb-05 UN missionForce AĆ©rienne Belge TTH RN06
    2018-feb-05 UN missionForce AĆ©rienne Belge TTH RN07
    2018-jul ATF-Mali CH-146 146472
    2018-jul ATF-Mali CH-146 146492
    2018-jul ATF-Mali CH-147F 147311
    2018-jul-30 ATF-Mali CH-147F 147307
    2018-aug-23 ATF-Mali CH-147F 147304
    2018-sep ATF-Mali CH-146 146478
    2018-oct Operation Newcombe1310 Flt MH-47E ZH897
    2020 Esk.722 MK512 M-507
    2020-dec-15 Esk.722 MK512 M-502

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