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Ethiopian military helicopter crash kills 18

By AFP

Added 30th August 2018 05:43 PM

Everyone on board, 15 soldiers and three civilians, was killed.

Ethiopian military helicopter crash kills 18

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Everyone on board, 15 soldiers and three civilians, was killed.

HELICOPTER CRASHES
 
An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing 18 people, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported.
 
The aircraft crashed on a flight between the eastern city of Dire Dawa and the Ethiopian air force headquarters in Bishoftu, a resort town southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the agency said.
 
Everyone on board, 15 soldiers and three civilians, was killed.
 
"The cause of the crash is being investigated. I express deep sorrow for those who lost their lives," Addisu Arega, a top official in Oromia region where the crash occured, wrote on Facebook.
 
In 2013, an Ethiopian military cargo plane crashed in Mogadishu, killing four crew members.
 
 
   

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