Kuwait army chief safe after helicopter crash in Bangladesh

The helicopter crashed while landing in Bangladesh

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KUWAIT: Kuwait Army’s Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammed Al Khuder and his accompanying delegation are safe after a helicopter accident during an official visit to Bangladesh, announced Kuwait’s Defence Ministry.

The helicopter carrying the Chief of Staff and his accompanying delegation during his visit to Bangladesh suffered an accident while landing in the Silit area, where the heavy fog obscured the pilot’s vision, causing the copter to have contact with trees prior to landing in the designated site, the ministry said in a press release.

It added that the Chief of Staff has contacted the First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah as well as Deputy Chief of Staff General Abdullah Nawaf Al Sabah, stressing that only minimal materialistic damage and moderate injuries were reported.

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