Pilot, co-pilot die in UAE military helicopter crash

The helicopter crashed over international waters during a routine flight



The pilot and co-pilot of a UAE military helicopter died after it crashed over international waters on Sunday.

The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces said that the accident occurred during a routine flight, official news agency WAM reported.

The report did not disclose any further details.

Last month, a pilot and instructor died after a UAE military aircraft crashed during a training programme in the country.

Read: Two die in UAE military aircraft crash

Both 32-year-old Emirati pilot Nawaf Abdullah Salem Al Nuaimi and his 51-year-old flight instructor Daniel Swayne were killed when their AT-802 training aircraft crashed on May 15.

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