SLAF helicopter crash lands in Central African Republic

A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) MI-17 helicopter engaged with the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces has reportedly crashed during landing in the Central African Republic.

Accordingly, the SLAF MI-17 helicopter with a crew of five had crashed at around 09:30 a.m. (Central African Republic Time) today (12 Jan.) while landing, due to bad weather, SLAF Spokesman Group Captain Dushan Wijeseinghe confirmed.

He further added that no casualties were reported, while none of the crew members are in critical condition.

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