Royal Malaysian Helicopter Crashes In The Air Killing 10 Soldiers Including Women

Royal Malaysian Helicopter Crashes In The Air Killing 10 Soldiers Including Women

Royal Malaysian helicopter crashes in the air killing 10 soldiers including women. Two helicopters belonging to the Royal Malaysian Navy or TLDM collided during an aerial exercise. Before it crashed and killed 10 soldiers on Tuesday 23 April 2024. Al – Jazeerah reported that one helicopter, namely the Agusta Westland AW139 maritime operations helicopter, crashed on the steps of the stadium in the complex. Meanwhile, the second helicopter, the Fenek Aikopter, crashed near the swimming pool.

The moments of this incident were caught on camera and the video went viral on social media. A widespread amateur video depicts two helicopters colliding with each other in the middle of training for a parade. There were eight helicopters taking part in the exercise. Then there were two helicopters that appeared too close to make a collision inevitable.

As a result, one of the helicopters hit the other helicopter’s propeller and sent both of them flying in circles. Firefighters have evacuated the victims. Total victims were 10 people.

It is also known that among the victims there were female soldiers who were also killed. This Malaysian Armed Forces helicopter crashed after colliding over the Royal Malaysian Navy or RMN base in Lumut City. The two Agusta Weslin AW139 helicopters and the Fenek helicopter collided while performing maneuvers in the air.

The helicopters took off from Padang Sitiawan at 09.03 local time. It is known that the two helicopters were practicing formation together to be staged at Fleet Open Day. Celebration of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Malaysian Navy on 3 to 5 May 2024.