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In Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, helicopter crash, total 8 dead, 6 US soldiers killed, one survived

In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, helicopter crash, total 8 dead, 6 US soldiers killed, one survived

WORLD NEWS SUPERFAST

Egypt News – According to information received by World News Superfast, a mechanical failure is believed to be the cause of the crash. An investigation is underway. This is the deadliest accident for the US Army this year. This year, more Americans died in a helicopter crash on Thursday than the one killed in combat in Afghanistan, which is currently four.

At this point, there is no information to indicate the accident

There was nothing but an accident. According to information received by the World News Superfast, a statement from the UN Peace Mission said. There are between 300 and 400 US troops stationed in Sinai as a part of the UAN peace mission which dates back to the signing of the 1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.

The US is increasing its military presence back in Sinai over the last four years

According to information received by World News Superfast, it is cutting its army in half – because the attacks against the Americans there grew into the hands of an ISIS ally. The island where the accident occurred is located in the Strait of Tiran, which connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba.

According to the peace mission

According to information received by the World News Superfast, eight uniformed members of the Multinational Force and Observer were involved in a helicopter crash, during a routine mission, in the vicinity of Egypt. Mission said – We are deeply saddened to say that 8 MFO members were killed. It consists of 6 US citizens, one French and one Czech. An American MFO member survived and was medically evicted. Pending notifications of relatives are being canceled.

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