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Sudan government officials killed in helicopter crash

At least seven local government officials have been killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan’s eastern Gadarif state. The state’s governor and three security officials were among the dead, the country’s official news agency, SUNA, reported on Sunday. Governor Mirghani Salih was travelling from the city of Gadarif heading to Gallabat, Ashorooq[…]

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Probe into Garden Route helicopter crash

The Civil Aviation Authority and police have started an investigative process following a helicopter crash that claimed the life of a 65-year-old pilot during firefighting operations in the Garden Route region yesterday. According to police spokesperson, Malcolm Potjie, preliminary investigations indicate that Nico Heyns from George, lost control of the[…]

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One person dies in Lwandle helicopter crash

ER24 has confirmed that one person, a lone occupant,  has been killed in the helicopter crash at Nomzamo High School in Lwandle, near Strand. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 12h00. The helicopter pilot sustained numerous injuries and died on the scene. “Paramedics assessed the lone occupant and[…]

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Pakistan helicopter crash-lands in Taliban-held area

Taliban fighters are believed to have captured all passengers and crew of a Pakistani government helicopter that crash-landed in eastern Afghanistan. Afghan officials said the helicopter went down late on Thursday in Logar province, close to the Afghan-Pakistan border, an increasingly lawless area since a two-year Pakistani military operation pushed[…]

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