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2 pilots killed in Afghan military helicopter crash

MI-35 helicopter crashed in western Farah province, says Afghan Defense Ministry

Islamuddin Sajid   | 08.01.2020
2 pilots killed in Afghan military helicopter crash File Photo

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

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.

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