Côte d’Ivoire Armed Forces Mil Mi-24D helicopter crashed into Mi-17 helicopter during landing at Katiola airfield.
Two helicopters crashed after the welcome ceremony of President Alassane Ouattara, who had rejoined the city to be welcomed at the Arc de Triomphe by members of the government.
The helicopter hit another helicopter by main rotor blades and rolled over upon landing.
2 helicopteres de l'armee ivoirienne se sont telescopés a #Katiola@africaken1 @IanECox @oryxspioenkop pic.twitter.com/2ojvep9tZ5
— Darelle Ba (@ZieuxVoient) November 27, 2019
The accident left four wounded, according to the Ivorian army chief of staff, General Lassina Doumbia. The material damage is enormous.
Two wounded pilots were rescued from a scrap of the two helicopters No communication was made on the condition of the four wounded.