Royal Saudi Arabia National Guard Boeing AH-6i Helicopter crashes in Khashm Alan Airport – Saudi Arabia
The military helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances during a training exercise.
An American trainer died in the crash, the trainee pilot was injured.
The Saudi statement gave the trainer’s name as Paul Reedy and did not say whether he was a member of the military or a civilian.
The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
A Saudi trainee pilot was injured in the crash at Khashm Alan airport in the east of the Saudi capital, which involved a Boeing AH-6i light helicopter gunship, the statement said.
Investigators were still trying to determine the cause of the incident.