Helicopter Crash Afghanistan’s air force crashed while on patrol while the country was run by the Taliban. This accident killed two people. The Defense Department of Afghanistan says that the helicopter crashed while it was on patrol near the northern part of the province of Samangan. In which two of the helicopter’s pilots died.
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In a statement, the Defense Ministry said that the MD-530 chopper was flying over the area. The helicopter took off from the northern part of the province of Balkh and crashed in the Kholim area of the province of Samangan.
Helicopter Crash: News came out from Afghanistan
On Sunday, an Afghan Air Force military chopper crashed in the northern province of Samangan. This crash killed two pilots. The Afghan Ministry of Defense has said this is true. From its Twitter account, the Ministry of Defense wrote that an Air Force MD-530 helicopter was on a patrol flight. Helicopter Crash At 9:00 this morning, the helicopter crashed into a power line in the Khalam area of the Samangan province. This accident took the lives of two pilots.
The Taliban’s Defense Department confirmed the event by saying that an Air Force MD-530 helicopter had hit a high-voltage electric pole. Helicopter Crash Because of this, the chopper had a technical problem and crashed and fell. The crash killed both pilots.
Accidents due to technology fault
This accident happened in Khulm district of Samangan province, according to the report. The accident has also been reported by the head of the Taliban’s information office in Afghanistan. The local news says that this is not the first time a military chopper has crashed. Helicopter Crash Even before this, there had been a lot of technical problems that led to helicopter crashes. In these kinds of mishaps, a lot of pilots have died.
Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021, many Air Force helicopters have been in crashes for reasons nobody knows. The study into these accidents hasn’t figured out why the technical problem happened. A US-made Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Kabul on September 10, 2012, while the military was training. Then, Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry said that three people had died in the crash.
The Taliban took a number of American planes.
After the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, NATO and US troops left the country. People say that America had to leave a lot of its war weapons and military tools in Afghanistan during this time.
No public number has been given about how many American helicopters the Taliban government has. After the Taliban took over Afghanistan last year, the US-backed government fell in August. During this time, a lot of Afghan pilots went to the Central Asian countries.
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On Sunday, an Afghan army chopper hit a power pole in the north of the country and crashed. At least two crew members were killed. This news came from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense.
In a statement, the Defense Ministry said that the area was being watched by an MD-530 chopper. The statement said that the helicopter took off from the northern part of the province of Balkh and crashed in the Kholim area of the province of Samangan.
Officials said that the chopper crashed because it hit a high-voltage electric pole. It is not clear yet how many planes, including American ones, the government run by the Taliban has.
After the US-backed Afghan government fell in the middle of August 2021, many Afghan pilots ran away to countries in Central Asia, such as Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.