KABUL: Two pilots were killed when an Afghan Air Force helicopter crashed in Pul-e-Khumri city, Baghlan province of Afghanistan.
In a statement, Afghan Ministry of Defense said that the helicopter crashed because of technical reason.
“The Afghan Air Force (AAF) MD-530 helicopter crashed in Kaparak locality of Pul-e-Khumri city, capital of Baghlan roughly at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The site of crash was secured by army personnel,” the ministry said.
“Two AAF pilots lost their lives and no one was hurt on the ground,” it added.
In July the following year, five Afghan National Army men got injured when a helicopter crashed in Helmand.