Saudi military helicopter crash kills 4

17th February, 2015 03:59:07 printer

Saudi military helicopter crash kills 4

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Defence Ministry says four crew members were killed when their military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in an area near the kingdom’s border with Iraq and Kuwait.
A short Defence Ministry statement issued early on Tuesday and carried by the official Saudi Press Agency did not offer a cause for the crash of the US-made Black Hawk helicopter in the Hafar al—Batin area.
It said authorities already have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.
The Ministry identified the deceased crew members as Lt. Col.Ali al-Arfaj, 1st Lt. Majid al-Fifeefi, 1st Lt. Jadie Qablan and technician Raed al—Jahni.

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