Sudanese Military Helicopter Crashes, Six Killed

An army helicopter crashed due to technical fault in Sudan, killing all six crew on board, including two army officers.

The official Sudan news agency quoted an army statement as saying the helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff from al Obied, the North Kordofan capital.

The statement said the military helicopter was on administrative mission. As it took off, it developed a technical problem. The pilot tried to land at a field outside the airport but the helicopter crashed, killing the six on board, according to the Friday statement.

Two officers and four technicians were on board and nobody was saved. But the investigations will be going on to know the actual reason of crash.