Tunisian Air Force Bell UH-1H Huey Helicopter Crashes In Bizerte

Tunisian Air Force Bell UH-1H Huey Helicopter Crashes In Bizerte
Credits: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

A helicopter of the Tunisian Air Force crashed under unknown circumstances in Bizerte. The co-pilot died in the crash, the pilot was seriously injured and died in a hospital from the injuries sustained in the crash.

“The deceased is the co-pilot while the pilot is seriously injured in the crash of the aircraft in Tunisia’s northern Bizerte province,” said a ministry statement.

“The pilot who is in critical condition was transferred to the regional hospital of Bizerte,” it added, without giving further details. Enditem

The last accident involving a military helicopter dates back to October 6, 2021 when three soldiers were killed in an accident in El Hamma, and their aircraft crashed during a night military exercise.

On February 7, 2018, an Army helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from the Bouficha military base . One of the soldiers on board died of his injuries.

on January 2, 2017, the pilot and co-pilot of a military helicopter were injured during the forced landing of the aircraft near Sidi Mansour in Sfax.

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