UN peacekeeping chopper crashes, killed 3
Three people were confirmed dead after a United Nations peacekeeping helicopter crashed on landing on Friday in Central African Republic,
Director of Information and Public Relations of Senegal’s Armed Forces, Colonel Abdoul Ndiaye said the helicopter which crashed is a Senegalese air force Mi-35 helicopter gunship deployed to MINUSCA and it was returning from an operational mission.
Head of the MINUSCA mission, Mankeur Ndiayeh revealed that the crash which occurred as the chopper was landing in the western town of Bouar also resulted in one injury
“It is with immense sorrow that I have learned of the crash of a Senegalese combat helicopter as it was landing at Bouar, leading to three deaths and one injured,” Mankeur Ndiaye tweeted.