Helicopter crash kills four Saudi soldiers

AFP , Tuesday 17 Feb 2015

A Saudi military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in the northeast of the kingdom late on Monday, killing its four-member crew, the defence ministry said.

The aircraft came down in a training zone west of the King Khaled military base in Hafr al-Batin, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of the Iraqi border, the ministry said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.

It said an investigation was under way.

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