The UAE announces the crash of a helicopter into the sea

The Air Accident Investigation Sector of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority announced that it had received a report indicating that a helicopter had fallen into the sea, taking off from Al Maktoum International Airport on a night training flight.

An official statement said, “Yesterday evening, the Authority received a report that a Bell 212 helicopter, belonging to Aerogulf, bearing the registration mark A6-ALD, had crashed into the sea with two pilots of Egyptian and South African nationality on board, on a night training flight that took off from Al Maktoum International Airport.

The sector added that search and rescue teams recovered the wreckage, and the search is still ongoing for the plane’s crew, and the air accident investigation team has moved to the site./End

Source: National Iraqi News Agency