Both Mil-MI8 helicopters were badly damaged but the occupants of the second helicopter survived
"The direct impact between two helicopters" caused the death of a general and a technician, General Miloud al-Zouay told Agence France Presse (AFP).
The two aircraft were carrying out a military mission" Zouay said. Although he did not give any further details it has been widely reported that LNA forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar had been involved in operations against a Chadian armed opposition group on Libya’s couthern border.
Libyan Army Mil Li8 helicopter. (Image AvioNews, Italy)
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