MDN: Three killed in crash of military helicopter in Tipaza-photos

MDN: Three killed in crash of military helicopter in Tipaza


Three people were killed in the crash  of a People’s National  Army (ANP) helicopter occured, tonight,  in the province of Tipaza.

The crash occurred after the ANP’s helicopter hit a high voltage electrical cable.

According to our sources, this is a Merlin helicopter, belonging to the Algerian Navy.

In this aspect, Gaid Salah has expressed  his condolences to the families of the victims.

Press release from the Ministry of the National Defense

During a night patrol on the Blida-Tipaza axis, a rescue helicopter belonging to the Naval Forces crashed on Sunday at 9.40 pm after having struck high-voltage electrical cable near the municipality of Hamr El Ain, in the province of Tipaza, claiming  the death of the members of its crew, composed of three officers.
In this painful circumstance, Major General Ahmed, Deputy Minister of National Defense, Chief of Staff of the  People’s National Army, Gaid Salah,  expresses his deep condolences to the families of the victims and his support in the aftermath of this tragic accident.











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