AN ARMY helicopter violently fell from the sky and crashed into an city space leaving 4 lifeless this night.
A video posted on-line reveals the terrifying second a Colombian Nationwide Military helicopter may be seen spinning uncontrolled and crashing to the bottom with a plume of smoke.
The horrifying second is captured by onlookers within the city of in Quibdó from their window as they scream and shout in response to the rapidly falling helicopter.
Colombia’s president, Gustavo Petro, confirmed the accident on Twitter at round 8pm and acknowledged that emergency providers have been on their method to the crash web site.
“A couple of minutes in the past an Military helicopter crashed in Quibdó because it was finishing up provide duties.
“I’ve ordered the authorities to maneuver instantly to the realm”.
Shortly after, President Petro additionally relayed the information: “It’s with unhappiness that I’m sorry to report that there have been no survivors within the aircraft crash in Quibdó.”
He informed households of the 4 deceased army personell that he’ll accompany them in “this painful second”.
“We is not going to go away them alone.”
No purpose has at present been given on why the Nationwide Military helicopter crashed.
Native media reported that it was a UH-1N helicopter, which was finishing up a provide operation close to the city of Quibdó within the Chocó area in west Colombia.
The UN-1N mannequin “is recognised for finishing up high-impact safety missions,” based on BluRadio.
Two pilots and two crew members have been killed.
One of many victims of the crash was Lieutenant Julieth García – reportedly the primary army girls to finish the pilot course for the UN-1N helicopter.
She was killed alongside servicemen Hector Jerez, Johan Orozco and Ruben Leguizamon.