UAE Military Helicopter Crashes, Crew Killed

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  • 09:30 AM, June 13, 2016
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UAE Military Helicopter Crashes, Crew Killed

A United Arab Emirates military helicopter crashed into the sea on Sunday, killing two crew members, the country’s armed forces said in a statement.

The aircraft crashed “during a routine flight over international waters, causing the death of its pilot and co-pilot,” said the statement on the official WAM news agency.

It did not specify the type of aircraft or the location that it went down. On May 15, the armed forces also announced that an Emirati military jet crashed during training killing the pilot and trainer who were on board.

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