Wednesday, January 25, 2006
A UN helicopter carrying 16 people, mostly humanitarian workers, crashed in the village of Dyalla in Sudan’s western region of Darfur. No life-threatening injuries were reported, but one aid worker is missing. (1/26/06 - Update) A Sudanese aid worker employeed by the Irish NGO GOAL was killed in the crash. The UN helicopter was trying to rescue humanitarian workers from local fighting when it experienced a mechanical malfunction.