Seven Soldiers Killed in Saudi Helicopter Crash

Published November 19th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Seven soldiers, three of them officers, were killed as a Saudi army helicopter crashed Sunday in a pre-dawn accident, the defense ministry announced. 

It said the helicopter, involved in a rescue operation for victims of flooding from heavy rains, crashed at Al-Qassim airport, 400 kilometers (250 miles) north of the Saudi capital. 

All three officers on board as well as the four-man crew were killed – RIYADH (AFP) 

 

 

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