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2 Killed in Saudi Helicopter Crash during Mission in Yemen

2 Killed in Saudi Helicopter Crash during Mission in Yemen

Saturday, 15 September, 2018 - 06:00
Arab coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki. (SPA)
Riyadh- Asharq Al-Awsat
A helicopter flying for the Saudi-led Arab coalition crashed on Friday in Yemen’s al-Mahra province killing its two pilots.

Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said that the helicopter had encountered a technical malfunction while was carrying out its tasks of fighting terrorism and smuggling in al-Mahra.

The helicopter belongs to the Saudi ground forces, he clarified.

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