x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

American expat dies in UAE helicopter crash

An American expatriate has died after being involved in a helicopter crash, in the UAE, on Tuesday.

An American expatriate has died after being involved in a helicopter crash, in the UAE, on Tuesday.

In a statement to The National, a representative from the US Embassy said: “We can confirm that a fatal helicopter crash did occur involving an American citizen in the UAE.

“The US Embassy to the UAE regrets the loss of life and we have provided appropriate consular services to the family.”

No further details could be shared at the time and the cause of the crash is still to be determined.

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