An American trainer has been killed and a Saudi trainee injured when a Boeing AH6i helicopter crashed during a training mission in Riyadh Thursday.
Citing a military statement the Saudi Press Agency said the crash of a Boeing AH6i attack helicopter happened at Khashm Al-An Airport in the Saudi capital.
It identified the American as Paul Reidy. It said the trainee was transferred to a local hospital and was in stable condition.
The helicopter belonged to the Saudi Arabia National Guard which is investigating the cause of the crash.
The Boeing AH6i is a light attack and reconnaissance helicopter built by Boeing. It is a variant of a model used by U.S. Army Special Operations Command.
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