Sudan military helicopter crashes, six killed


KHARTOUM: The Sudanese army says a military helicopter has crashed, killing all six crew on board, including two army officers.

The official Sudan news agency quoted an army statement as saying the helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff from al Obied, the North Kordofan capital.

The statement said the military helicopter developed a technical problem. The pilot tried to land at a field outside the airport but the helicopter crashed, killing the six on board, according to the Friday statement. Two were officers and the other four were technicians.

It said the helicopter was on an administrative mission.



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