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Helicopter crash kills 7 Colombian military, causes unknown

Helicopter crash kills 7 Colombian military, causes unknown

A military helicopter crashed in southern Colombia, killing seven, authorities said on Wednesday.
The helicopter, which was providing support for troops on the ground, went down Tuesday night. Three soldiers and four members of the air force died in the crash.
The air force was investigating the cause of the crash. Southern Colombia has a strong presence of leftist rebels fighting an armed conflict now in its fifth decade.
The crash occurred close to the city of San Vicente del Caguan, 280 kilometers (175 miles) south of the capital.


Updated : 2021-08-03 20:02 GMT+08:00