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4 killed in Saudi military helicopter crash

4 killed in Saudi military helicopter crash

Saudi Arabia’s  Defence Ministry said four crew members were killed when their military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in an area near the kingdom’s border with Iraq and Kuwait.

A Defence Ministry statement issued early on Tuesday and carried by the official Saudi Press Agency did not offer a cause for the crash of the Black Hawk helicopter in the Hafar al-Batin area. It said authorities already have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.

The Ministry identified the dead crew members as Lt. Col. Ali al-Arfaj, 1st Lt. Majid al-Fifeefi, 1st Lt. Jadie Qablan and technician Raed al-Jahni.

Read More:4 killed in Saudi military helicopter crash – The Hindu.

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