Crime

UPDF HELICOPTER CRASHES IN FORT PORTAL

By Our Reporter

FORT PORTAL:  A Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) helicopter has crashed in Fort Portal, according to URN.

The helicopter crashed into a mud and wattle house at Saaka at 10a.m, just half a kilometer from the airfield.

According to an eyewitness, three helicopters had just taken off from Saaka airfield but one of them crashed into the house.

The eyewitness says that an unidentified occupant of the house who is an elderly woman was rushed to hospital.

Other witnesses said that two UPDF soldiers were seen disembarking from the helicopter.

UPDF soldiers have cordoned off the scene of the crash to prevent on-lookers from getting to it.

More details to follow

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