Prince Mansour Bin Muqrin, many officials die in Asir helicopter crash


Saudi Gazette report

Riyadh -- Prince Mansour Bin Muqrin, deputy emir of Asir region, died on Sunday in a helicopter crash in Asir, southwest Saudi Arabia.

He was aboard the helicopter carrying the mayor and senior government officials.

The incident happened late on Sunday afternoon local time when the aircraft disappeared from radar over Asir region.

They were on a tour of a coastal governorate about 60 km from Abha.

All aboard the helicopter are feared dead.

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