2 pilots killed in Afghan military helicopter crash
MI-35 helicopter crashed in western Farah province, says Afghan Defense Ministry
An Afghan military helicopter on Wednesday crashed in western Afghanistan, killing two pilots onboard, the country’s Defense Ministry said.
The MI-35 helicopter crashed in Porchaman district of Farah province due to “technical issues”, the ministry said in a Twitter post.
"Sadly two of our brave pilots were martyred. MOD [Ministry of Defense] leadership expresses their deepest condolences to the families of our martyred pilots," it added.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.