Vietnam PM sends rescue mission as another helicopter drops off radar



Vietnam's prime minister ordered the military to launch a rescue mission after a helicopter went missing on Tuesday during a training flight, the government said, in the latest in a series of aviation setbacks.
The Airbus EC 130 T2 helicopter was carrying an instructor and two trainee pilots when it disappeared off radar screens in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, the government said on its website.
The defence ministry issued a statement but did not indicate whether those aboard were military or civilian.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc instructed the military to find the victims and... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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