Five Americans are killed in helicopter crash in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula while serving with multi-national peacekeeping force
Five Americans were killed in a helicopter crash today while serving with a peacekeeping force in Egypt.
The five US nationals were among seven victims of the air disaster in Egypt’s Sinai desert which also killed a French national and a Czech citizen.
An Israeli source said the crash involved the Multi-national Force and Observers, a peacekeeping force co-founded by Israel in 1979 when it signed a peace deal with Egypt.
More to follow.
Five Americans were killed in a helicopter crash today in the Egyptian desert (file photo) while serving with a peacekeeping force