3 killed in military helicopter crash in Algeria-Xinhua

3 killed in military helicopter crash in Algeria

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-01-24 02:08:00

ALGIERS, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- An Algerian military helicopter crashed on Monday in the northern province of Ain Defla, some 150 km southwest of the capital Algiers, killing all three crew members on board, state-run ENTV reported.

The MI-171 helicopter of the Algerian Air Force crashed in the locality of El Attaf during a training operation, according to a statement of the defense ministry quoted by ENTV.

Army Chief of Staff Said Chengriha has ordered a probe into the accident, the ministry statement said.