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Bad Weather Blamed For Mi-17 Helicopter Crash

June 13 2011


There was a deadly air force transport helicopter crashed last week near Saurimo in Angola's northeastern Lunda Sul province, reports the Angola Press Agency.

Poor weather conditions were believed responsible for the crash of the Russian-made Mi-17 on Wednesday.

All five crew members on board were killed, officials said.

An investigation into the incident is underway, said the air force chief of staff.

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