Ten people died this Tuesday, April 23, as a result of the aerial collision between the two Malaysian Navy helicopters, according to emergency teams on the ground.

The accident occurred at 9:32 a.m. (local time) during a rehearsal for an event to mark Malaysian Navy Day when, in mid-flight and for unexplained reasons, They collided while flying over the military base from Lumut, in the eastern Malaysian state of Perak, according to a statement from the air force.

There were seven crew members in one helicopter and three in the other.; Medical teams confirmed the deaths of all passengers at the same place as the tragedy.

After the crash, the devices fell to the ground, as can be seen in a video published on social networks.

“Doctors confirmed the death of 10 people,” the Fire and Rescue Department noted on its Facebook profile.

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim, published a message on his social networks in which he states that the nation is mourning the “devastating tragedy” and assures that the Ministry of Defense has launched an investigation into what happened.

Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/choque-de-dos-helicopteros-en-malasia-deja-10-muertos-cb20

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