Sokol - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sokol


PH Air Force grounds 6 Sokol choppers after Palawan crash

Nov 16, 2016 - 9:33 AM

The choppers acquired for P2 8 billion from Poland during the Arroyo administration have always been controversial

2014 chopper crash. File photo shows a Sokol chopper that crashed in Marawi in 2014

Military chopper crashes in Palawan, 4 injured

Nov 08, 2016 - 5:03 PM

UPDATED Mimaropa police regional director Chief Superintendent Wilben Mayor and 3 other passengers sustain minor injuries according to the military

2014 INCIDENT. File photo shows a Sokol chopper that crashed in Marawi in 2014

'Human error' caused crash of PH military's new chopper

Sep 10, 2014 - 8:51 AM

The grounding order on the other choppers has apparently been lifted Two Sokol were spotted in Fort Magsaysay Nueva Ecija last week

Air Force grounds 7 other Sokol choppers after Marawi crash

Aug 08, 2014 - 7:28 PM

The 8 choppers are new having arrived in batches between February 2012 and February 2013 They cost the government a total of P2 8 billion or 64 4 million

Army general survives chopper crash

Aug 07, 2014 - 4:22 PM

The Sokol chopper crashes shortly after taking off from Camp Ranao in Marawi City Two were hurt says the military

Haiyan exposes military’s vulnerabilities

Nov 19, 2013 - 9:25 AM

On the ground while local government officials are supposed to be the first responders in many cases and in reality it is the military that fills in the gaps