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Helicopter Crashed in Sibiu County

Eight soldiers lost their lives and two others were wounded after an IAR-330 PUMA crashed in the area of Mălâncrav locality, Sibiu County, around 10.40 hrs., on Friday, November 21.

The helicopter of the 71st Air Base in Câmpia Turzii, was going to participate in an exercise at Cincu firing range.

The Minister of National Defence, Mircea Dușa, traveled to the place of the accident with an investigation committee of the Air Force Staff.

The Press Office of the MoD will give further details after the families are notified.

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Actualizare: 16.11.2018