Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Incident: Helicopter crash, Darfur

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.


Anonymous Puck said...

Was only a matter of time before one of those ancient Hip-8s punched in!

Wouldn't it be nice if someone gave the UN a helicopter built post-cold war?

9:02 PM  

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