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Ten dead as Navy helicopters collide mid-air in Malaysia

Ten dead as Navy helicopters collide mid-air in Malaysia

Ten people have died after two navy helicopters collided in mid-air during a military rehearsal for a Royal Malaysian Navy parade. One of the choppers clipped the rotor of the other before the two crashed into the ground, footage published on local media show. The incident took place at 09:30 local time (02:30 BST) in the Malaysian town of Lumut, which is home to a navy base. There are no known survivors. Perak Fire and Rescue DepartmentRescue personnel removing debris from the helicopter "All victims were confirmed dead on site and the remains were sent to the [Lumut] Military Hospital for identification," said the Royal Malaysian Navy. It added that it will form a committee to investigate the cause of the incident. One of the helicopters, a HOM M503-3 with seven peo...

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