Bangladesh Mi-171Sh crashes with high-ranking Kuwaiti officers on board

Kuwait Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Mohammad Al-Khuder and Kuwait Naval Forces Commander Maj. Gen. Khalid Mahmud Abdullah escaped serious injuries when their Bangladesh Air Force Mi-171Sh helicopter crashed inside a Border Guard Bangladesh camp in Sreemangal town on Jan. 3.

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Photo: Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense

Media reports say the helicopter hit a tree during an emergency landing. The pilot’s vision was obscured by heavy fog.

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